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Table 5 Risk of Microvascular invasion based on AFP, UCSF criteria and poor grade prognostic groups

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

  Microvascular invasion present Microvascular invasion absent  
Number Percent Number Percent P value
Group 1
 AFP > 600 + UCSF out 9 75 3 25 < 0.001
 AFP > 600 + UCSF in 6 60 4 40
 AFP < 600 + UCSF out 39 53.4 34 46.6
 AFP < 600 + UCSF in 31 22.1 109 77.9
Group 2
 AFP > 600 + poor diff 8 88.9 1 11.1 < 0.001
 AFP > 600 - poor diff 7 53.9 6 46.1
 AFP < 600 + poor diff 30 50.8 29 49.2
 AFP < 600 - poor diff 40 26.5 111 73.5