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Increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma among patients with hepatitis C cirrhosis and diabetes mellitus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18506898     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: For patients with chronic hepatitis C and advanced cirrhosis, diabetes mellitus increases the risk of developing HCC.
Bart J Veldt; Wendong Chen; E Jenny Heathcote; Heiner Wedemeyer; Juerg Reichen; W Peter Hofmann; Robert J de Knegt; Stefan Zeuzem; Michael P Manns; Bettina E Hansen; Solko W Schalm; Harry L A Janssen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.)     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1527-3350     ISO Abbreviation:  Hepatology     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-03     Completed Date:  2008-07-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302946     Medline TA:  Hepatology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1856-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use
Body Mass Index
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular / complications*,  epidemiology
Cohort Studies
Diabetes Complications / complications*
Hepatitis C, Chronic / complications*,  drug therapy
Liver Cirrhosis / complications*
Liver Neoplasms / complications*,  epidemiology
Logistic Models
Middle Aged
Multivariate Analysis
Risk Factors
Serum Albumin / metabolism
Severity of Illness Index
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiviral Agents; 0/Serum Albumin
Comment In:
Hepatology. 2008 Oct;48(4):1348; author reply 1348   [PMID:  18792394 ]

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