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Table 1 Patient Characteristics and clinical variables

From: Ovarian metastases resection from extragenital primary sites: outcome and prognostic factor analysis of 147 patients

  Patients
  N %
Age (years)
 Median (range) 47 (21-78)
Menopausal stastus
 Premenopausal 81 55.1
 Postmenopausal 66 44.9
Primary cancer site
 Colon & Rectum 72 49.0
  Rectum 18 25.0
  Colon 54 75.0
 Stomach 60 40.8
 Breast 12 8.2
 Biliary Duct 2 1.4
 Liver 1 0.7
Timing of metastasis to ovary
 Metachronous 92 62.6
 Synchronous 55 37.4
Combined with metastases outside ovaries
 No 107 72.8
 Yes 40 27.2
Ovary involvement
 Bilaterial 97 66
 Unilaterial 50 34
Locally invasion
 No 104 70.7
 Yes 43 29.3
Ascites
 ≥1000 mL 39 26.5
 <1000 mL 108 73.5
Size of ovarian metastases
 Median (range) 9.0 (2.5-23cm)
 ≤5 cm 45 30.6
 5-10 cm 48 32.7
 >10 cm 54 36.7
Histologic type
 Adenocarcinoma 91 61.9
 Mucinous carcinoma 17 11.6
 Signet ring cell carcinoma 39 26.5
Pre-operation serum CA125
 Normal 42 28.6
 Elevated 105 71.4
Pre-operation serum CEA
 Normal 96 65.3
 Elevated 51 34.7
Pre-operation serum LDH
 Normal 117 79.6
 Elevated 28 6.0
 Unknown 2 1.4