Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 1st, 2004
According to published research from Japan, "numbers of patients with extrahepatic metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are increasing. As characteristics of HCC patients who develop distant metastasis remain uncertain, we analyzed potential risk factors."
"Among patients followed up after hepatic resection for HCC, we identified 31 patients with extrahepatic metastasis (extrahepatic metastasis group, EM). In 46 other patients we found intrahepatic metastasis synchronously with the primary HCC. In these patients no extrahepatic metastasis occurred during 5 years of...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Hepatitis Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.