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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with overall survival in patients who underwent potentially curative resection for colorectal cancer liver metastases

From: Adjuvant therapy after resection of colorectal liver metastases: the predictive value of the MSKCC clinical risk score in the era of modern chemotherapy

Variable Comparison Hazard ratio 95% CI PValue
Age - 1.01 0.99 – 1.03 0.20
Distribution of metastasis Bilobar vs. unilobar 1.68 1.18 – 2.39 0.004
MSKCC Clinical risk score 3-5 vs. 0-2 1.56 1.04 – 2.33 0.02
Initial stage of disease (UICC)     0.29
  Reference   
2 1.68 0.73 – 3.87 0.21
3 1.88 0.85 – 4.18 0.11
4 1.44 0.63 – 3.25 0.38
Adjuvant chemotherapy Adjuvant CTx vs. no adjuvant CTx 0.69 0.49 – 0.98 0.04
  1. CTx, Chemotherapy.