Clinical practice guidelines for hepatocellular carcinoma: The Japan Society of Hepatology 2017 (4th JSH-HCC guidelines) 2019 update

Hepatol Res. 2019 Oct;49(10):1109-1113. doi: 10.1111/hepr.13411. Epub 2019 Sep 6.


The fourth version of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hepatocellular Carcinoma was revised by the Japan Society of Hepatology, according to the methodology of evidence-based medicine and partly to the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation system, which was published in October 2017 in Japanese. New or revised recommendations were described, herein, with a special reference to the surveillance, diagnostic, and treatment algorithms.

Keywords: algorithm for surveillance and diagnosis; algorithm for treatment; clinical practice guidelines; hepatocellular carcinoma.