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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with mucinous and non-mucinous tumors

From: Locoregional recurrence via mucus-mediated extension following lung resection for mucinous tumors

Variables Mucinous Non-mucinous P value
N = 38 % N = 114 %  
Age, years
 Median 61.3 64.3 0.579
 Range 33–77   29–90   
Gender
 Male 23 26 65 74 0.450
 Female 15 23 49 77  
Primary tumor
 Gastrointestinal cancer 26 26 73 74 0.565
 Pseudomyxoma peritonei 10 100 0 0 < 0.001
 Lung cancer 1 50 1 50 0.355
 Kidney, urinary tract cancer 1 6 16 94 0.026
 Head and neck cancer 0 0 12 100 0.050
 Uterus cancer 0 0 6 100 0.174
 The others 0 0 6 100 0.174
Surgical procedure
 Partial resection/ enucleation 31 24 97 76 0.271
 Segmentectomy 7 29 17 71 0.492
 Lobectomy 7 40 9 60 0.224
Postoperative chemotherapy
 (+) 16 26 45 74 0.396
 (−) 17 20 67 80