Table 1

Clinicopathologic characteristics of 54 pancreatic cancer patients
Characteristics Number of patients (%)
Sex
  Male 27 (50.0%)
  Female 27 (50.0%)
Age
  ≤60 24 (44.4%)
  >60 30 (55.6%)
Histological diagnosis
  Head PC 17 (31.5%)
  Body PC 17 (31.5%)
  Tail PC 20 (37.0%)
Clinical stages
  I (T1N0) 8 (14.8%)
  II (T2N0, T3N0, T1-2N1) 13 (24.1%)
  III (T3N1) 10 (18.5%)
  IV 23 (42.6%)
Tumor differentiation
  Poorly 14 (25.9%)
  Moderately 19 (35.2%)
  Highly 21 (38.9%)
Tumor size (diameter)
  ≤4 cm 25 (46.3%)
  >4 cm 29 (53.7%)
Lymph node metastasis
  Negative 20 (37.0%)
  Positive 34 (63.0%)
Liver metastasis
  Negative 24 (44.4%)
  Positive 30 (55.6%)
CA199 (U/ ml)
  ≤1000 18 (33.3%)
  >1000 36 (66.7%)
KPS
  ≤80 25 (46.3%)
  >80 29 (53.7%)

Zhou et al.

Zhou et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:146   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-146

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