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Is visceral fat accumulation really an independent risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after curative treatment in patients with suspected NASH?
  1. G-H Lo
  1. Correspondence to Professor G-H Lo, Department of Medical Education; Digestive Center, E-DA Hospital, 1 Yi-Da Road, Kaohsiung county 824, Taiwan; ghlo{at}kimo.com

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I read with interest the article demonstrating that visceral fat accumulation (VFA) is an independent risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) recurrence after curative treatment in patients with suspected non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) by Ohki et al published in Gut.1 The authors assessed the recurrence of HCC ascribed to NASH in patients as an aetiological factor …

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