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Table 3 The relative risk of dying, recurrence and 95% confidence interval compared to the partial hepatectomy

From: Clinical outcome, proteome kinetics and angiogenic factors in serum after thermoablation of colorectal liver metastases

Prognostic factor Risk of dying Risk of recurrence
Relative risk 95% CI P Relative risk 95% CI P
Surgical procedure    <0.0001    <0.0001
PH 1.00    1.00   
Truly unresectable 2.63 1.43-4.82 0.002 2.63 1.43-4.82 0.002
CSA 3.27 1.99-5.37 <0.0001 3.12 1.91-5.11 <0.0001
RFA 0.84 0.49-1.45 0.54 0.84 0.50-1.43 0.52
Clinical risk score    0.002    0.002
0 1.00    1.00   
1 3.14 0.96-10.3 0.059 2.50 0.88-7.09 0.085
2 2.72 0.84-8.84 0.097 2.26 0.81-6.33 0.12
3 4.81 1.47-15.78 0.01 3.81 1.34-10.80 0.012
4 6.66 1.94-22.92 0.003 5.53 1.86-16.49 0.002
5 17.65 1.71-182.66 0.016 14.17 1.48-136.21 0.022
  1. CI, Confidence interval.
  2. PH, Partial hepatectomy.
  3. CSA, Cryosurgical ablation.
  4. RFA, Radiofrequency ablation.