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Table 3 Analysis of factors predicting liver-only and systemic recurrence in patients following liver resection for CLM

From: Predictors of early recurrence after resection of colorectal liver metastases

  No recurrence Liver-only recurrence Systemic recurrence
( n= 115) ( n= 27) ( n= 66)
Number of metastases 1 2 2.5*
Median (quartiles) (1 to 2) (1 to 2) (2.3 to 3.1)
Largest tumour size 2.9 2.7 3.9*
Median (quartiles) (2.5 to 3.2) (2.4 to 3.2) (3.6 to 4.2)
Male gender (%) 67 93** 56
Dukes C CRC 64 96** 74
  1. *P < 0.05 relative to no recurrence group; **P < 0.05 relative to no recurrence group.