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Table 2 The relation between pre-transplantation data and HCC recurrence

From: Role of inflammatory markers in predicting hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after liver transplantation

  Recurrence P value*
Yes No
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
PLR 100.27 ± 46.17 84.36 ±
51.72
0.33
NLR 2.06 ± 0.37 2.47 ± 1.46 0.03
AFP (ng/ml) 66 ± 50 17.10 ± 7.60 0.003#
CRP (mg/ml) 2.50 ± 1 1.10 ± 0.70 0.43#
  Recurrence % Non-recurrence % P value**
MELD score 1) Up to 9 (17) 2 11.8 15 88.2 0.54
2) Above 9 and up to 19 (72) 9 12.5 63 87.5
3) Above 19 (11) 0 0.0 11 100
CTP A score Up to 6 (23) 4 17.4 19 82.6 0.26
CTP B score Early (up to 7) (8) 3 37.5 5 62.5 0.84
Late (up to 9) (24) 2 8.3 22 91.7
CTP C score Up to 15 (45) 2 4.4 43 95.6 0.06
  1. *Student t test
  2. **Chi-squared test (FE Fisher’s exact test)
  3. #Median and IQR (Mann-Whitney U test)