Special Issue Introduction
This special issue edited by Dr. Jean-Francois Dufour on “Surveillance in Patients with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis-related Hepatocellular Carcinoma” will focus on the following aspects:
1. Principle of surveillance for HCC
2. Risk factors for HCC and their role in surveillance of NAFLD
3. Sonography in surveillance for HCC in NAFLD patients
4. CEUS for HCC detection and diagnosis in the context of NAFLD
5. Place of CT in surveillance for HCC in patients with NAFLD
6. MR for risk assessment of HCC in NAFLD
7. MRI criteria for HCC diagnosis in NAFLD patients
8. Liquid biopsy for HCC detection in NAFLD patients
9. Post-transplant surveillance after OLT for HCC in NAFLD patient
10. Challenges and barriers in NAFLD patients for HCC surveillance
We invite original or review manuscripts, perspectives, opinions and commentary, etc. to this project.
Participants1. Pompilia Radu
University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Inselspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland.
2. Matteo Renzulli
Radiology Unit, Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Speciality Medicine, Sant'Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
3. Mariana Verdelho Machado
Gastroenterology Department, Hospital de Vila Franca de Xira, Lisbon, Portugal. 4. Mazen Noureddin
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.5. Marica Meroni
General Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Pad. Granelli, 20122 Milan, Italy.
6. Steven Raman
Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA.7. Pedram Keshavarz
David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA.8. Ann Farrell
Department of Gastroenterology, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy 3065, Australia..9. Yoshio Sumida
Division of Hepatology and Pancreatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan.10. Anna Mae Diehl
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA.11. Timothy J. S. Cross
Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK..12. Christine Pocha
Sanford School of Medicine, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, USA.13. Markus Peck-Radosavljevic
Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology (IMuG), Hepatology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Nephrology and Emergency Medicine (ZAE) with Centralized Endoscopy Service, Klinikum Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Klagenfurt, Austria.14. Kevin King
Abdominal radiology section at UCLA.15. David Lu
Abdominal radiology section at UCLA.16. Takuya Seike
System Biology, Graduate School of Advanced Preventive Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Japan.