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Life-sustaining treatment and palliative care in patients with liver cirrhosis - legal, ethical, and practical issues
With the enactment of the ‘Act on Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment for Patients in Hospice and Palliative Care or at the End of Life’ (Act No. 14013) in Korea, there is growing concern about the practicality of this law. In this review, we discuss definitions, ethics, a...
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
A comparative study of sorafenib and metronomic chemotherapy for Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer-stage C hepatocellular carcinoma with poor liver function
Background/Aims: Metronomic chemotherapy (MET) is frequently administered in comparatively low doses as a continuous chemotherapeutic agent. The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and overall survival (OS) of MET compared to sorafenib for advanced hepatocellular c...
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Meta-analysis of the correlation between the rs17401966 polymorphism in kinesin family member 1B and susceptibility to hepatitis B virus related hepatocellular carcinoma
Background/Aims: The association between the kinesin family member 1B (KIF1B) gene polymorphism and the risk of hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has been investigated in many peer-reviewed studies. However, scholars have failed to replicate these results ...
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Case Report
Complete response of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma to sorafenib : another case and a comprehensive review
Tae Suk Kim, Ji Hoon Kim, Baek hui Kim, Young-Sun Lee, Yang Jae Yoo, Seong Hee Kang, Sang-June Suh, Young Kul Jung, Yeon Seok Seo, Hyung Joon Yim, Jong Eun Yeon, Kwan Soo Byun
Received October 20, 2016     Accepted December 21, 2016     Published online June 20, 2017     
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3350/cmh.2016.0070    
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