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Clinico-pathological features of 37 patients with HCC undergoing hepatectomy

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Patient demographics
 Age (years) (median; range)55 (37–75)
 Sex (male : female)29: 8
 AFP (ng/mL) (median; range)24.9 (1.99–303145)
 Multiple tumor (+) (%)9 (24.32%)
 Tumor size (cm) (median; range)a3.5 (1–19.3)
 Liver cirrhosis (+) (%)18 (48.65%)
 Hepatitis (B : C : B+C : none)23: 6: 0: 8
 TNM stage (I : II : III)b7: 19: 9
 Hypertension (+) (%)9 (24.3%)
 Diabetes mellitus (+) (%)9 (24.3%)
 Ischemic heart disease (+) (%)0 (0%)
Pathological features
 Capsule (yes : no)6: 28
 Satellite nodule (yes : no)5: 30
 Microvascular invasion (yes : no)25: 10
 Histological grade (I : II : III)5: 27: 1

a Measured by the diameter of the largest tumor nodule. b TNM stage classification according to AJCC staging 7th Edition.