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Table 3 Demographics and tumor characteristics for cryptogenic hepatocellular carcinoma patients stratified by the presence of liver cirrhosis

From: Clinical features and outcome of cryptogenic hepatocellular carcinoma compared to those of viral and alcoholic hepatocellular carcinoma

  No cirrhosis (n = 8) Cirrhosis (n = 27) p
Age (yr) † 60.8 ± 16.8 70.5 ± 6.7 0.080
Gender, male†† 7 (87.5) 13 (48.1) 0.101
BMI (kg/m2) † 23.0 ± 1.9 25.1 ± 3.5 0.104
HCC nodules    0.080
1 8 18  
2 ~ 3 0 4  
≥4 0 5  
Largest tumor size    0.518
<2cm 3 7  
2 ~ 5cm 0 12  
>5cm 5 8  
PVT†† 0 (0) 4 (14.8) 0.553
  1. †Expressed as the mean ± standard deviation. ††Expressed as the number of subjects (%).
  2. BMI, Body mass index; HCC, Hepatocellular carcinoma; PVT, Portal vein thrombosis.