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Table 1 Clinicopathological correlation of BCORL1 expression in HCC

From: BCORL1 is an independent prognostic marker and contributes to cell migration and invasion in human hepatocellular carcinoma

Clinicopathologic features n BCORL1 P
High expression (n = 43) Low expression (n = 43)
Age (y) ≤50 34 20 14 0.186
>50 52 23 29
Sex Male 76 37 39 0.501
Female 10 6 4
HBsAg No 12 7 5 0.534
Yes 74 36 38
Serum AFP level (ng/mL) ≤20 26 14 12 0.639
>20 60 29 31
Tumor size (cm) ≤5 39 18 21 0.516
>5 47 25 22
No. of tumor nodules 1 71 31 40 0.011*
≥2 15 12 3
Cirrhosis Absent 20 7 13 0.126
Present 66 36 30
Venous infiltration Absent 41 15 26 0.018*
Present 45 28 17
Edmondson-Steiner grading I+II 65 30 35 0.209
III+IV 21 13 8
TNM tumor stage I+II 64 28 36 0.048*
III+IV 22 15 7
  1. HCC hepatocellular carcinoma, HBV hepatitis B virus, AFP alpha-fetoprotein, TNM tumor-node-metastasis. *Statistically significant