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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 21, 2013; 19(47): 8887-8894
Published online Dec 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i47.8887
Table 1 Risk factors and prediction scores for hepatitis B virus- and hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma
Risk factorsHBV-related HCCHCV-related HCC
Increased age[11-15][16]
Male gender[11,12,15][16]
Increased serum HBV DNA levels[11,12,14,15]
Presence of cirrhosis[12-14]
Increased serum ALT concentration[11,15]
HBeAg positivity[11,15]
Presence of core promoter mutations[12]
Presence of virological remission after 24 mo[13]
Presence of hypoalbuminemia[13]
Decreased serum albumin[14]
Increased serum bilirubin[14]
HBV genotype C[15]
Presence of HBsAg[15]
Family history of HCC[15]
Presence of portal hypertension[16]
Presence of hepatic inflammation[16]
Increased iron storage levels[16]
Presence of sustained virological response[17]
Presence of complete viral suppression[17]