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Table 1 Characteristics of the 610 patients who received curative resection for hepatocellular carcinoma

From: Lesson from 610 liver resections of hepatocellular carcinoma in a single center over 10 years

Age (range) 53.36 ± 10.09 (22 to 81)
Gender (male/female) 480 (78.7%)/130 (21.3%)
Etiology  
 HBV 476 (78.0%)
 HCV 26 (4.3%)
 both 8 (1.3%)
 alcohol 12 (2.1%)
 idiopathic 87 (14.3%)
Child-Pugh classification  
 A/B 604 (99.0%)/6 (1.0%)
 Cirrhosis 318 (52.1%)
 Serum albumin (g/dL) 4.07 ± 0.51 (2.20 to 3.40)
 AST (IU/L) 41.93 ± 28.80 (10 to 321)
 ALT (IU/L) 42.30 ± 37.16 (3 to 425)
Operation  
 minor/major 319 (52.3%)/291 (47.7%)
Perioperative bleeding  
 ≤ 1,000 cc/>1,000 cc 426 (69.8%)/184 (30.2%)
 Perioperative transfusion 267 (43.8%)
 Perioperative complication 169 (27.7%)
 Perioperative mortality 12 (1.9%)
Resection margin  
 ≤ 1 cm/>1 cm 235 (38.5%)/356 (58.4%)
 Tumor size (cm) 4.64 ± 2.81 (0.2 to 18.0)
Histologic differentiation  
 Edmondson-Steiner grade I to II 358 (58.7%)
 Edmondson-Steiner grade III to IV 156 (25.6%)
AFP (IU/mL) 2,541.38 ± 8,750.95 (0.46 to 83000.00)
Multiple tumors 122 (20.0%)
Gross vascular invasion 46 (7.5%)
Microscopic vascular invasion 304 (49.8%)
  1. AFP, alpha-fetoprotein; ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCV, hepatitis C virus.