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Table 3 Relation between de novo HCC recurrence and noninvasive liver fibrosis tests

From: Role of transient elastography in the prediction of de novo recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after radiofrequency ablation: single-center Egyptian study

  Response after 1 year t* P value
Complete response
(n=22)
De novo recurrence
(n=8)
Mean SD Mean SD
LS 17.19 3.32 36.94 9.20 5.93 <0.001
CDS 5.77 1.34 6.75 1.75 1.63 0.12
FIB4 3.39 .98 5.60 4.54 1.36 0.21
API 1.02 .65 1.82 1.73 1.27 0.24
  1. *Student t test
  2. There was a significantly negative correlation between LS and de novo recurrence of HCC with best cutoff value > 24.65 kPa (Fig. 1). There was no significant correlation between CDC, FIB4, API scores, and de novo recurrence of HCC