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Table 4 Clinicopathological associations with locoregional recurrence in mucinous tumors

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

Variables in mucinous tumor Lesions % 3-year CIR (%) P value
All lesions 70 35.5
Gastrointestinal cancer 47 67 30.7 0.756
Pseudomyxoma peritonei 21 30 Not reached 0.557
The others 2 3 Not reached 0.497
Maximum tumor size
  < 20 mm 55 79 26.9 0.460
20 mm 15 21 57.1  
Region of the tumor
 Central 29 41 48.7 0.180
 Peripheral 41 59 15.2  
Surgical procedure
 Enucleation, wedge, segmentectomy 63 90 40.5 0.156
 Lobectomy 7 10 0.0  
Postoperative chemotherapy
 (+) 32 62 27.4 0.663
 (−) 20 38 42.1  
Mucus extension
 (+) 35 50 55.1 0.013
 (−) 35 50 8.7