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Table 2 Comparison of pathologic features between group I and II

From: Surgical outcome of hepatocellular carcinoma patients with biliary tumor thrombi

Variables Group I (n = 27) Group II (n = 270) P value
Cirrhosis 18 (66.7%) 161 (59.6%) 0.476
Tumor size ≤ 5 cm 17 (62.9%) 124 (41.4%) 0.091
Resection margins ≤ 1 cm 3 (11.1%) 32 (11.8%) 0.909
Macrovascular invasion 3 (11.1%) 26 (9.6%) 0.805
Microvascular invasion 17 (62.9%) 116 (43.0%) 0.046
Lymph node metastasis 1 (3.7%) 8 (2.9%) 0.830
Tumor satellites 5 (18.5%) 42 (15.6%) 0.688
Tumor capsule absence 21 (77.7%) 142 (52.6%) 0.012
Edmonson-Steiner grade    
1-2 1 (3.7%) 56 (20.1%) 0.036
3-4 26 (96.3%) 214 (79.9%)