Chapter 1. The Background to Hepatocellular Carcinoma and the Liver

  1. Masamichi Kojiro MD

Published Online: 29 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312775.ch1

Pathology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Pathology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

How to Cite

Kojiro, M. (2006) The Background to Hepatocellular Carcinoma and the Liver, in Pathology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312775.ch1

Author Information

  1. Department of Pathology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 4 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139083

Online ISBN: 9781444312775



  • background to hepatocellular carcinoma and the liver;
  • hepatitis virus-related liver cirrhosis;
  • regenerative nodules;
  • type B cirrhosis of large cell dysplasia;
  • fibrous septa;
  • chronological evolution of morphologic type of liver cirrhosis associated with HCC


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hepatitis virus-related liver cirrhosis

  • Chronic viral hepatitis

  • Other liver diseases

  • References