The Official Journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology
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Hepatology Research (formerly International Hepatology Communications) is an international journal devoted to basic and clinical research in the field of hepatology. It encourages the publication of original research articles, reviews, short communication and case reports. Reviews or mini-reviews are especially welcomed for those areas within hepatology undergoing rapid changes. Short communications should contain concise definitive information. Preliminary notes will also be accepted, regardless of the choice of journal for final publication.
The journal also features an EMBASE literature section from selected (and rotating) themes in hepatology.
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79 Chen, J.-S. | Wang, Q. | Fu, X.-H. | Huang, X.-H. | Chen, X.-L. | Cao, L.-Q. | Chen, L-Z. | Tan, H.-X. | Li, W. | Bi, J. | Zhang, L.-J. Involvement of PI3K/PTEN/AKT/mTOR pathway in invasion and metastasis in hepatocellular carcinoma: Association with MMP-9 Hepatology Research, Volume 39, Issue 2, 2009-02-05, Pages 177-186 65 Arii, S. | Sata, M. | Sakamoto, M. | Shimada, M. | Kumada, T. | Shiina, S. | Yamashita, T. | Kokudo, N. | Tanaka, M. | Takayama, T. | Kudo, M. Management of hepatocellular carcinoma: Report of Consensus Meeting in the 45th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Hepatology (2009) Hepatology Research, Volume 40, Issue 7, 2010-07-01, Pages 667-685 62 Kurbanov, F. | Tanaka, Y. | Mizokami, M. Geographical and genetic diversity of the human hepatitis B virus Hepatology Research, Volume 40, Issue 1, 2010-01-01, Pages 14-30 52 Kumada, H. | Okanoue, T. | Onji, M. | Moriwaki, H. | Izumi, N. | Tanaka, E. | Chayama, K. | Sakisaka, S. | Takehara, T. | Oketani, M. | Suzuki, F. | Toyota, J. | Nomura, H. | Yoshioka, K. | Seike, M. | Yotsuyanagi, H. | Ueno, Y. Guidelines for the treatment of chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis due to hepatitis C virus infection for the fiscal year 2008 in Japan Hepatology Research, Volume 40, Issue 1, 2010-01-01, Pages 8-13 52 Huang, X.-H. | Wang, Q. | Chen, J.-S. | Fu, X.-H. | Chen, X.-L. | Chen, L.-Z. | Li, W. | Bi, J. | Zhang, L.-J. | Fu, Q. | Zeng, W.-T. | Cao, L.-Q. | Tan, H.-X. | Su, Q. Bead-based microarray analysis of microRNA expression in hepatocellular carcinoma: MiR-338 is downregulated Hepatology Research, Volume 39, Issue 8, 2009-08-14, Pages 786-794 44 Yoneda, M. | Fujita, K. | Nozaki, Y. | Endo, H. | Takahashi, H. | Hosono, K. | Suzuki, K. | Mawatari, H. | Kirikoshi, H. | Inamori, M. | Saito, S. | Iwasaki, T. | Terauchi, Y. | Kubota, K. | Maeyama, S. | Nakajima, A. Efficacy of ezetimibe for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: An open-label, pilot study Hepatology Research, Volume 40, Issue 6, 2010-06-01, Pages 613-621 42 Mitsuyoshi, H. | Yasui, K. | Harano, Y. | Endo, M. | Tsuji, K. | Minami, M. | Itoh, Y. | Okanoue, T. | Yoshikawa, T. Analysis of hepatic genes involved in the metabolism of fatty acids and iron in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Hepatology Research, Volume 39, Issue 4, 2009-04-08, Pages 366-373 37 Kudo, M. | Kubo, S. | Takayasu, K. | Sakamoto, M. | Tanaka, M. | Ikai, I. | Furuse, J. | Nakamura, K. | Makuuchi, M. Response Evaluation Criteria in Cancer of the Liver (RECICL) proposed by the Liver Cancer Study Group of Japan (2009 Revised Version) Hepatology Research, Volume 40, Issue 7, 2010-07-01, Pages 686-692 36 Seyama, Y. | Kokudo, N. Assessment of liver function for safe hepatic resection Hepatology Research, Volume 39, Issue 2, 2009-02-05, Pages 107-116 36 Nitta, Y. | Kawabe, N. | Hashimoto, S. | Harata, M. | Komura, N. | Kobayashi, K. | Arima, Y. | Shimazaki, H. | Nakano, T. | Murao, M. | Ichino, N. | Osakabe, K. | Aoki, H. | Hosoe, Y. | Sugiyama, H. | Nishikawa, T. | Yoshioka, K. Liver stiffness measured by transient elastography correlates with fibrosis area in liver biopsy in patients with chronic hepatitis C Hepatology Research, Volume 39, Issue 7, 2009-07-07, Pages 675-684
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