Table 1

Correlations between TLR4 expression and clinicopathologic variables of HCC.

Clinicopathologic Parameters

Number

TLR4 expression levels

P-Value


Low

High


Age (years)

≤60

83

36

47

0.134

>60

23

6

17

Gender

Male

88

36

52

0.546

Female

18

6

12

Cirrhosis

Absence

42

17

35

0.018*

Presence

64

35

29

AFP (ng/mL)

≤20

24

11

13

0.479

>20

82

31

51

HBsAg

Negative

15

7

9

0.714

Positive

90

35

55

Tumor size (cm)

≤5

35

19

16

0.030*

>5

71

23

48

Tumor margin

Clear

34

19

15

0.019*

Invovled

72

23

49

Satellite lesion

Absence

77

32

45

0.507

Presence

29

10

19

Vascular invasion

Absence

23

14

9

0.019*

Presence

83

28

55

Portal vein thrombosis

Absence

74

35

39

0.014*

Presence

32

7

25

UICC T stage

T1

16

13

3

<0.001*

T2

60

26

34

T3

30

3

27


(*P <0.05)

Jing et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:98   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-98

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