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Table 2 Prognostic factors for estimated 4 year recurrence free survival

From: When to call it off: defining transplant candidacy limits in liver donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma

Prognostic factors   Recurrence free survival (%) P value
Milan criteria In 89 < 0.0001
out 53
UCSF criteria In 85 0.02
out 54
Number of tumors ≤3 82 0.2
> 3 46
Size of largest tumor (cm) ≤ 5 82 0.004
> 5 62
AFP (ng/ml) < 600 83 < 0.0001
> 600 30
< 1000 79 < 0.0001
> 1000 45
< 2000 78 < 0.0001
> 2000 41
Grade Well/moderate 85 0.008
poor 61
Microvascular invasion Absent 90 < 0.0001
present 49
Pretransplant treatment Not received 86 0.01
received 54
Graft to recipient weight ratio >  0.8 80 0.1
< 0.8 74
CTP class A 82 0.3
B 73
C 84
MELD score <  20 80 0.6
>  20 77
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