TY - CHAP A1 - Davide Degli Esposti A2 - Morando Soffritti A3 - Antoinette Lemoine A4 - Eva Tibaldi A5 - Marco Manservigi ED1 - Wan-Yee Lau Y1 - 2012-03-02 PY - 2012 T1 - Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Epidemiology and Etiology N2 - This book covers the clinical aspects of hepatocellular carcinoma. This book is a compendium of papers written by experts from different parts of the world to present the most up-to-date knowledge on the clinical aspects of hepatocellular carcinoma. This book is divided into three sections: (I) Diagnosis / Differential Diagnosis; (II) Surgical Treatment; (III) Non-surgical Treatment. There are 19 chapters covering topics from novel diagnostic methods to hepatic lesions mimicking hepatocellular carcinoma, from laparoscopic liver resection to major hepatectomy without allogeneic blood transfusion, from molecular targeted therapy to transarterial radioembolization, and from local ablative therapy to regional therapy. This volume is an important contribution to the clinical management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. The intended readers of this book are clinicians who are interested in hepatocellular carcinoma, including hepatologists, liver surgeons, interventional and diagnostic radiologists, pathologists and epidemiologists. General surgeons, general physicians, trainees, hospital administrators, and instruments and drug manufacturers will also find this book useful as a reference. BT - Hepatocellular Carcinoma SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/30709 DO - 10.5772/30709 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-05-14 ER -