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CONTE, Vinício Paride. Hepatocellular carcinoma: Part 1. General considerations and diagnosis. Arq. Gastroenterol. [online]. 2000, vol.37, n.1, pp.58-67. ISSN 1678-4219.

Several aspects are revised on the subject hepatocellular carcinoma related to its incidence/prevalence, risk and prognostic factors, cellular proliferation, pathological aspects, progression of chronic hepatitis B and C to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, natural course of hepatocellular carcinoma, some clinical datas, morphological diagnosis with special emphasis on radiological findings as ultrasound, dynamic computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, color-power Doppler, tissue and contrast harmonic.

Keywords : Carcinoma, hepatocellular [diagnosis]; Carcinoma, hepatocellular [epidemiology].

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