Skip to main content

Advertisement

Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Table 1 Association between different patient and cancer-specific variables with the pre-operative CRP value

From: Validation of CRP as prognostic marker for renal cell carcinoma in a large series of patients

Variable CRP <4 mg/l CRP 4–10 mg/l CRP >10 mg/l p-value Test
Age, mean (95% CI) 60.9 (59.9 - 61.9) 62.1 (60.4 - 63.8) 63.4 (62.4 - 64.5) 0.005 ANOVA
Sex     0.28 chi-square
female 225 (36.5%) 51 (31.3%) 124 (32.5%)   
male 391 (63.5%) 112 (68.7%) 258 (67.5)   
Side     0.81 chi-square
right 325 (52.8%) 86 (52.8%) 193 (50.5%)   
left 286 (46.5%) 77 (47.2%) 187 (49.0%)   
bilateral 4 (0.7%) 0 2 (0.5%)   
Type of surgery     <0.001 chi-square
Radical nephrectomy 408 (66.2%) 130 (79.8%) 342 (89.8%)   
Partial nephrectomy 208 (33.8%) 33 (20.2%) 39 (10.2%)   
Stage     <0.001 chi-square
pT1a 284 (46.6%) 58 (35.8%) 39 (10.4%)   
pT1b 164 (26.9%) 40 (24.7%) 55 (14.7%)   
pT2 44 (7.2%) 15 (9.3%) 44 (11.7%)   
pT3a 66 (10.8%) 23 (14.2%) 78 (20.8%)   
pT3b/c 49 (8.2%) 26 (16.0%) 142 (37.9%)   
pT4 2 (0.3%) 0 17 (4.5%)   
LN metastasis1 13 (2.1%) 5 (3.1%) 62 (16.4%) <0.001 chi-square
Pulmonal/visceral metastasis1 18 (2.9%) 14 (8.6%) 114 (30.0%) <0.001 chi-square
Grade     <0.001 chi-square
G1 144 (23.8%) 30 (18.9%) 26 (7.0%)   
G2 416 (68.8%) 110 (69.2%) 212 (56.7%)   
G3 45 (7.4%) 18 (11.3%) 127 (34.0%)   
G4 0 1 (0.6%) 9 (2.4%)   
Histological subtype     0.08 chi-square
non ccRCC 86 (14.3%) 24 (14.9%) 36 (9.7%)   
ccRCC 516 (85.7%) 137 (85.1%) 336 (90.2%)   
  1. 1at time of renal surgery. Abbreviations: CRP = C reactive protein, RCC = renal cell carcinoma, ccRCC = clear-cell RCC, LN = lymph node.