Table 1

Patients' baseline characteristics (n = 61)

Variable


Mean age (years)

63.18 ± 10.60

Sex (M/F) (%)

70.5/29.5

Chronic HBV infection (%)

27.87

Chronic HCV infection (%)

49.18

Alcohol (%)

6.60

Other (%)

16.35

One lesion/multiple lesions (%)

55.93/44.07

Mean tumor size (cm)

5.25 ± 3.93

Mean serum AFP level (ng/mL)

4265.24 ± 10672.40

Tumor differentiation:

Well/moderate/poorly (%)

36/47.5/8.2

AFP immunostaining (positive/negative) (%)

29.27/70.73

Mean Ki67 score

14.42 ± 15.74

Mean TUNEL score

27.67 ± 26.99

SCCA immunostaining (positive/negative) (%)

83.6/16.4

SCCA scoring (%)

Score 1

50

Score 2

19.7

Score 3

20.3

Liver transplantation (%)

27.87

Hepatic resection (%)

44.26

Chemoembolization (%)

36.39 ± 33.66

Mean survival (months)

36.39 ± 33.66


Abbreviations: M/F = male/female; HBV = hepatitis B virus; HCV = hepatitis C virus; AFP = alpha feto protein; TUNEL = Terminal Deoxynucleotidyl Transferase dUTP Nick End Labeling; SCCA = squamous cellular carcinoma antigen

Schmilovitz-Weiss et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:121   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-121

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