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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 168012, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/168012
Research Article

Incidence, Mortality, and Predictive Factors of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

1Department of Medicine and Molecular Science, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-39-22 Showa-machi, Maebashi, Gunma 371-8511, Japan
2Department of Pathology, Gunma University Hospital, 3-39-15 Showa-machi, Maebashi, Gunma 371-8511, Japan

Received 1 December 2012; Accepted 18 January 2013

Academic Editor: Bjørn Moum

Copyright © 2013 Kenichi Hosonuma et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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