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Table 1 Clinicopathologic characteristics of 68 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

From: Expression of glioma-associated oncogene 2 (Gli 2) is correlated with poor prognosis in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing hepatectomy

Variable Patients, n
Gender  
Male 53
Female 15
Age, years  
≤60 43
>60 25
Virus infection  
HBV 58
HCV 2
None 8
AFP, ng/ml  
≤200 28
>200 40
Cirrhosis  
Present 48
Absent 20
Tumor size, mm  
≤50 18
>50 50
TNM stage  
I 12
II 33
III 20
IV 3
Tumor differentiation  
Well 16
Moderate 39
Poor 13
Tumor number  
Solitary 54
Multiple 14
Tumor encapsulation  
Intact 39
Absent or not intact 29
Vascular invasion  
Present 29
Absent 39
  1. Abbreviations: AFP, alpha fetoprotein; HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCV, hepatitis C virus; TMN, tumor, node, metastasis.