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Table 2 Relationship between pattern of locoregional recurrence and distant metastasis with clinicopathologic variables in patients of clinical stage-I NSCLC

From: Risk factors of postoperative recurrences in patients with clinical stage I NSCLC

Variables Locoregional recurrence Distant metastasis
  No (n = 244) Yes (n = 17) p-valuea No (n = 241) Yes (n = 20) p-valuea
Age (y) 61.51 ± 12.32 59.94 ± 10.14 0.609 61.11 ± 12.33 65.00 ± 9.82 0.170
SUVmax of tumor 4.55 ± 4.05 5.79 ± 3.91 0.251 4.44 ± 3.96 6.69 ± 4.39 0.020
Tumor size (cm) 2.76 ± 1.54 2.76 ± 1.07 0.991 2.67 ± 1.49 3.83 ± 1.41 0.001
CEA (ng/mL) 4.59 ± 9.29 14.58 ± 33.44 0.267 5.01 ± 12.65 10.31 ± 23.34 0.346
  1. aSignificance was assessed using Student’s t tests; SUVmax: maximum standard uptake value; CEA: carcinoembryonic antigen.
  2. Statistically significant p values are depicted in underline.