XV Konferencja Naukowa Polskiego Towarzystwa Hepatologicznego
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Hepatotropic viruses (HBV, HCV) and heptocellular carcinoma
Anna Boroń-Kaczmarska, Izabella Morańska, Andrzej Szpak
Medical Science Review - Hepatologia 2005; 5 115-118
aaICID: 16126
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Katedra i Klinika Chorób Zakaźnych Pomorskiej Akademii Medycznej w Szczecinie
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Hepatocellular carcinoma ( HCC ) is one of the most frequent and malignant disease worldwide. Among other environmental factors and style of life, hepatitis viruses, as the HBV or HCV are involved in the etiology of HCC. Both of these viruses are responsible for a wide spectrum of liver diseases and in some cases for extrahepatic manifestations. The liver injury caused by HBV or HCV range from healthy carrier state to acute and chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis and HCC. The pathomechanisms of hepatocellular carcinoma in relation to the chronic viruses infection is discussed.

ICID 16126

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