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Table 2 operative variables and peri-operative outcomes

From: Differentiating the impact of anatomic and non-anatomic liver resection on early recurrence in patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Variable Anatomical Non-Anatomical P
Grade (differentiation)
- Well diff.
11 (39.2%) 15 (60%) ns
- Moderately diff. 14 (50%) 9 (36%) ns
- Poorly diff. 1 (3.5%) 1(4%) ns
- Fibrolamellar 2 (7.1%) 0 ns
TNM Stage: T1 3 (10.7%) 1 (4%) ns
T2 13(46.4%) 17 (68%) ns
T3(vascular invasion) 9 (32.1%) 7 (28%) ns
T4 2 (7.1%) 0 ns
N+ 2 (7.1%) 1 (4%) ns
Tumor size 5.9 +/- 2.8 4.1 +/- 1.7 0.02
Hospital stay 6.9 +/- 1.5 9.6 +/- 2.7 0.0004
Morbidity 6 (21.4%) 7 (28%) ns
Mortality 1 (3.5%) 2 (8%) ns
Recurrence 10 (35.7%) 10 (40%) ns
Yale/TBRI 24/4 4/21 0.001
  1. Diff.: differentiated. T1: single tumor < 2 cm without vascular invasion, T2: single tumor > 2 cm without vascular invasion, T3: solitary tumor >2 cm with vascular invasion, T4: tumor involving a major branch or portal or hepatic vein. N: nodal involvement. M: metastasis[17]