Table 3

Significance of the prognostic predictors in the univariate survival analysis

Parameters

No. of patients

Survival rate (%)

p


2-yr

4-yr


Age (years)

0.795

>60

554

68

39

≤ 60

232

70

37

Gender

0.713

Male

576

69

42

Female

210

71

29

HBsAg

0.589

Positive

393

68

42

Negative

393

70

34

Ascites

<0.001

Yes

101

50

11

No

685

72

42

Performance status

<0.001

ECOG 0

590

75

45

ECOG 1 or higher

196

51

10

Vascular invasion

<0.001

Yes

87

35

22

No

699

72

41

AFP (ng/mL)

<0.001

>100

253

58

33

<100

533

74

42

MELD score

0.04

>10

234

62

36

<10

552

72

40

CTP score

<0.001

5

451

75

50

6 or higher

335

60

25

ALT (IU/L)

0.934

>40

499

70

38

≤ 40

287

67

40

AST (IU/L)

0.001

>40

551

65

31

≤ 40

235

77

52

Total tumor volume (cm3)

<0.001

<10

297

80

48

10-50

226

74

47

50-200

121

56

25

200-500

57

54

-

>500

85

34

10


Huo et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2010 10:146   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-10-146

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