Table 2

Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors in hepatocellular carcinoma

Factor

β

P value

Exp(B)


Analysis A

Venous invasion

0.563

0.041

1.852

Capsule formation

0.035

0.241

0.923

Edmondson's grade

0.272

0.364

1.427

Cirrhotic nodule

0.195

0.148

1.327

Serum AFP

0.047

0.286

0.814

CD34-MVD

0.381

0.072

1.314

Analysis B

Venous invasion

0.371

0.047

1.536

Capsule formation

0.013

0.191

1.043

Edmondson's grade

0.254

0.305

1.094

Cirrhotic nodule

0.093

0.174

0.978

Serum AFP

0.011

0.197

1.146

CD105-MVD

0.740

0.024

2.270


Abbreviations: AFP, α-fetoprotein level; MVD. Microvascular density.

Yang et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:110   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-110

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