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Table 1 Characteristics of patients undergoing liver resection for colorectal liver metastases

From: Splenic enlargement induced by preoperative chemotherapy is a useful indicator for predicting liver regeneration after resection for colorectal liver metastases

CharacteristicsChemotherapyNo chemotherapy (n = 67)p value
SP index ≥ 1.2 (n = 16)SP index < 1.2 (n = 27)
Gender (male/female)11/515/1235/320.49
Age57.8 ± 13.362.1 ± 10.364.4 ± 9.50.10
BMI23.5 ± 3.621.5 ± 2.922.8 ± 3.90.14
Diabetes mellitus (+)4580.38
Hepatitis virus (+)0020.52
Number of chemotherapy cycles (median, range)12 (5–27)8 (1–43)0.27
ICG-R15 (%)13.5 ± 9.59.4 ± 4.88.6 ± 4.80.036
Steatosis before chemotherapy111.00
Steatosis before operation3330.14
  1. Continuous data are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. BMI body mass index, ICG-R15 indocyanin green retention rate at 15 min