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Table 2 Correlation of high and low serum AFP levels and Cx43 expression with prognoses of patients with HBV-HCC who underwent radical resections

From: Connexin-43 can delay early recurrence and metastasis in patients with hepatitis B-related hepatocellular carcinoma and low serum alpha-fetoprotein after radical hepatectomy

  Cx43 expression n DFS OS
    Median (m) χ2 PValue Median (m) χ2 PValue
Low AFP + 78(23.3%) 44.00 4.963 0.026* 84.00 14.148 0.000*
- 81(34.6%) 20.12 42.74
High AFP + 21(9.0%) 11.45 1.721 0.190 54.03 0.012 0.912
- 54(23.1%) 16.80 61.99
Total + 99(42.3%) 33.57 2.440 0.118 84.00 10.657 0.001*
  - 135(57.7%) 19.36    47.97   
  1. *P < 0.05.