1. Torre LA, Bray F, Siegel RL, Ferlay J, Lortet-Tieulent J, et al. Global cancer statistics, 2012. CA Cancer J Clin 2015;65:87-108.

2. CBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study 2013. Lancet 2015;385:117-71.

3. Kanwal F, Hoang T, Kramer JR, Asch SM, Goetz MB, et al. Increasing prevalence of HCC and cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Gastroenterology 2011;140:1182-8.

4. Reig M, Mariño Z, Perelló C, Iñarrairaegui M, Ribeiro A, et al. Unexpected high rate of early tumor recurrence in patients with HCV-related HCC undergoing interferon-free therapy. J Hepatology 2016;65:719-26.

5. Conti F, Buonfiglioli F, Scuteri A, Crespi C, Bolondi L, et al. Early occurrence and recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in HCV-related cirrhosis treated with direct-acting antivirals. J Hepatol 2016;65:727-33.

6. Waziry R, Hajarizadeh B, Grebely J, Amin J, Law M, et al. Hepatocellular carcinoma risk following direct-acting antiviral HCV therapy:a systematic review, meta-analyses, and meta-regression. J Hepatol 2017;67:1204-12.

7. Nagata H, Nakagawa M, Asahina Y, Sato A, Asano Y, et al. Effect of interferon-based and -free therapy on early occurrence and recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic hepatitis C. J Hepatol 2017;67:933-9.

8. Romano A, Angeli P, Piovesan S, Noventa F, Anastassopoulos G, et al. Newly diagnosed hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with advanced hepatitis C treated with DAAs: a prospective population study. J Hepatol 2018;69:345-52.

9. Ikeda K, Kawamura Y, Kobayashi M, Kominami Y, Fujiyama S, et al. Direct-acting antivirals decreased tumor recurrence after initial treatment of hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma. Dig Dis Sci 2017;62:2932-42.

10. ANRS collaborative study group on hepatocellular carcinoma (ANRS CO22 HEPATHER, CO12 CirVir and CO23 CUPILT cohorts). Electronic address: stanislas.pol@aphp.fr1. Lack of evidence of an effect of direct-acting antivirals on the recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma: data from three ANRS cohorts. J Hepatol 2016;65:734-40.

11. Huang AC, Mehta N, Dodge JL, Yao FY, Terrault NA. Direct-acting antivirals do not increase the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after local-regional therapy or liver transplant waitlist dropout. Hepatology 2018;68:449-61.

12. Ooka Y, Miho K, Shuntaro O, Nakamura M, Ogasawara S, et al. Prediction of the very early occurrence of HCC right after DAA therapy for HCV infection. Hepatol Int 2018;12:523-30.

13. Minami T, Tateishi R, Nakagomi R, Fujiwara N, Sato M, et al. The impact of direct-acting antivirals on early tumor recurrence after radiofrequency ablation in hepatitis C-related hepatocellular carcinoma. J Hepatol 2016;65:1272-3.

14. Emamaullee JA, Bral M, Meeberg G, Montano-Loza AJ, Bain VG, et al. HCV eradication with direct-acting antivirals does not impact HCC progression on the waiting list or HCC recurrence after liver transplantation. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019;2019:2509059.

15. Zanetto A, Shalaby S, Vitale A, Mescoli C, Ferrarese A, et al. Dropout rate from the liver transplant waiting list because of hepatocellular carcinoma progression in hepatitis C virus-infected patients treated with direct-acting antivirals. Liver Transpl 2017;23:1103-12.

16. Ioannou GN, Green PK, Berry K. HCV eradication induced by direct-acting antiviral agents reduces the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma. J Hepatol 2017; doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2017.08.030.

17. Claudon M, Dietrich CF, Choi BI, Cosgrove DO, Kudo M, et al. Guidelines and good clinical practice recommendations for Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) in the liver - update 2012: a WFUMB-EFSUMB initiative in cooperation with representatives of AFSUMB, AIUM, ASUM, FLAUS and ICUS. Ultrasound Med Biol 2013;39:187-210.

18. Bruix J, Sherman M; American Association for the Study of Liver D. Management of hepatocellular carcinoma: an update. Hepatology 2011;53:1020-2.

19. Toshimori J, Nouso K, Nakamura S, Wada N, Morimoto Y, et al. Local recurrence and complications after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: a retrospective cohort study focused on tumor location. Acta Med Okayama 2015;69:219-26.

20. Kim YS, Lim HK, Rhim H, Lee MW, Choi D, et al. Ten-year outcomes of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation as first-line therapy of early hepatocellular carcinoma: analysis of prognostic factors. J Hepatol 2013;58:89-97.

21. Dohi C, Nouso K, Miyahara K, Morimoto Y, Wada N, et al. Potential of alpha-fetoprotein as a prognostic marker after curative radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatol Res 2016;46:916-23.

22. Nouso K, Kobayashi Y, Nakamura S, Kobayashi S, Takayama H, et al. Prognostic importance of fucosylated alpha-fetoprotein in hepatocellular carcinoma patients with low alpha-fetoprotein. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2011;26:1195-200.

Hepatoma Research
ISSN 2454-2520 (Online) 2394-5079 (Print)


All published articles are preserved here permanently:


All published articles are preserved here permanently: