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Table 3 Comparison of perioperative and long-term outcomes between DAW and DW group

From: Safety and efficacy of dehydrated ethanol soaking of the operative field in the treatment of spontaneous hepatocellular carcinoma rupture

  DAW group DW group P value
  N = 21 N = 24  
Perioperative mortalitya 0 0 N.A.
Postoperative complicationa 6 (28.6%) 5 (20.8%) 0.398
Recurrencea    
 Intrahepatic 10 (47.6%) 15 (62.5%) 0.316
 Peritoneal dissemination 1 (4.8%) 7 (29.2%) 0.037
 Lung 6 (28.6%) 4 (16.7%) 0.274
 Bone 2 (9.5%) 1 (4.2%) 0.449
 Brain 0 0 N.A.
  1. Values in parentheses are medians with range unless indicated otherwise
  2. N.A. not applicable
  3. aValues are number with percentages