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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Surgical resection for clinical stage I high-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung

Characteristic Patients (n = 27)
Age 73 (59–81)
Sex
 Male 27
 Female 0
Pathology
 Small 22
 LCNEC 5
Smoking history (pack-years) 46 (0–104)
Maximum tumor diameter (mm) 22 (11–48)
Clinical stage
 IA 20
  Small cell carcinoma 16
  LCNEC 4
 IB 7
  Small cell carcinoma 6
LCNEC 1
Pathological stage
 IA 15
  Small cell carcinoma 14
  LCNEC 1
 IB 7
  Small cell carcinoma 7
  LCNEC 0
 IIA 2
  Small cell carcinoma 1
  LCNEC 1
 IIB 1
  Small cell carcinoma 0
  LCNEC 1
 IIIA 2
  Small cell carcinoma 1
  LCNEC 1
Preoperative Pro-GRP (pg/ml) 43.4 (21.6–205)
Operative procedure  
Lobectomy 21
Partial resection 6
Adjuvant chemotherapy 22
Interval from first visit operation (day) 51 (27–159)
Diagnosis before operation 3
  1. Data are expressed as medians (ranges) or number (%)