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Table 1 TGFB1, AFP, and AFP-L% before and after radiofrequency in patients’ group

From: α-Fetoprotein (AFP)-L3% and transforming growth factor B1 (TGFB1) in prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma after radiofrequency

 Before RFAAfter RFAStatistical testp value
TGFB1 ng/mL (mean ± SD)63.22 ± 23.6156.53 ± 24.342.65^0.01
AFP ng/mL (mean ± SD)85.33 ± 61.6247.10 ± 32.176.35^< 0.001
AFP-L3% (mean ± SD)28.55 ± 13.1310.58 ± 9.825.42^< 0.001
AFP-L3% < 10 N (%)1 (2.5%)33 (82.5%)49.15#< 0.001
AFP-L3% > 10 N (%)39 (97.5%)7 (17.5%)
  1. N number
  2. ^Paired t test
  3. #Chi-square test