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Hepatocellular carcinoma in HIV-infected patients: epidemiological features, clinical presentation and outcome.

Authors
  • Puoti, Massimo
  • Bruno, Raffaele
  • Soriano, Vincent
  • Donato, Francesco
  • Gaeta, Giovanni Battista
  • Quinzan, Gian Paolo
  • Precone, Davide
  • Gelatti, Umberto
  • Asensi, Victor
  • Vaccher, Emanuela
Type
Published Article
Journal
AIDS
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Nov 19, 2004
Volume
18
Issue
17
Pages
2285–2293
Identifiers
PMID: 15577541
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

HCC in HIV-infected patients is mainly associated with underlying chronic hepatitis C and has a more aggressive clinical course. Thus, preventative strategies (including the treatment of hepatitis C) should be implemented in the management of HIV/HCV-coinfected patients.

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