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Radiologic Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Increases the Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients With Suppressed Chronic Hepatitis B.

Published on Apr 26, 2019in Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology2.724
· DOI :10.1097/MCG.0000000000001217
Hyeki Cho7
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Young Jun Chang21
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+ 9 AuthorsJung-Hwan Yoon44
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Background and Goals:Although nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a risk factor of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), it is unclear whether NAFLD additionally increases the risk of HCC among chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients. This study evaluated the association between NAFLD and the risk of H
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