Diagnosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Update consensus document from the AEEH, SEOM, SERAM, SERVEI and SETH

Alejandro Forner, María Reig, María Varela, Marta Burrel, Jaime Feliu, Javier Briceño, Javier Sastre, Luis Martí-Bonmati, Josep María Llovet, José Ignacio Bilbao, Bruno Sangro, Fernando Pardo, Carmen Ayuso, Concepció Bru, Josep Tabernero, Jordi Bruix

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Abstract

© 2016 Elsevier España, S.L.U. All rights reserved. Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common primary malignancy of the liver and one of the most frequent causes of death in patients with liver cirrhosis. Simultaneously with the recognition of the clinical relevance of this neoplasm, in recent years there have been important developments in the diagnosis, staging and treatment of HCC. Consequently, the Asociación Española para el Estudio del Hígado has driven the need to update clinical practice guidelines, continuing to invite all the societies involved in the diagnosis and treatment of this disease to participate in the drafting and approval of the document (Sociedad Española de Trasplante Hepático, Sociedad Española de Radiología Médica, Sociedad Española de Radiología Vascular e Intervencionista y Sociedad Española de Oncología Médica). The clinical practice guidelines published in 2009 accepted as Clinical Practice Guidelines of the National Health System has been taken as reference document, incorporating the most important advances that have been made in recent years. The scientific evidence for the treatment of HCC has been evaluated according to the recommendations of the National Cancer Institute (www.cancer.gov) and the strength of recommendation is based on the GRADE system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)511.e1-511.e22
JournalMedicina Clinica
Volume146
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jun 2016

Keywords

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Liver
  • Liver cirrhosis

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