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Table 4 Difference in the seral HBV DNA load between HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma patients with or without vascular invasiona

From: Hepatitis B virus infection and active replication promote the formation of vascular invasion in hepatocellular carcinoma

Variable HBV DNA load, log 10 IU/ml (mean ± SD) P
Vascular invasion
 Yes 3.28 ± 0.14 0.008*
 No 2.64 ± 0.20  
Microvascular invasion
 Yes 3.29 ± 0.14 0.008*
 No 2.66 ± 0.19  
Portal vein tumor thrombus
 Yes 3.13 ± 0.22 0.694
 No 3.02 ± 0.14  
  1. HBV Hepatitis B virus; SD Standard Deviation
  2. aanalysis was only carried out in patients with positive HBsAg
  3. *P < 0.05