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Hepatitis B virus reactivation after three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy in patients with hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma.

Authors
  • Kim, Ji Hoon
  • Park, Joong-Won
  • Kim, Tae Hyun
  • Koh, Dong Wook
  • Lee, Woo Jin
  • Kim, Chang-Min
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2007
Volume
69
Issue
3
Pages
813–819
Identifiers
PMID: 17524569
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In patients with HBV-related HCC undergoing 3D-CRT, HBV reactivation and consequent CHB exacerbation should be considered in the differential diagnosis of radiation-induced liver disease, and antiviral therapy might be considered for the prevention of liver function deterioration after RT.

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