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Table 4 Predictors of survival in the studied population

From: Hepatic resection versus microwave ablation for the treatment of early hepatocellular carcinoma: a comparative analysis of treatment outcomes and survival predictors

  Univariate Multivariate
P value HR 95% CI P value HR 95% CI
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Gender Female 0.925 1.045 0.420 2.597     
Male Reference     
Smoking Yes 0.851 0.908 0.332 2.485     
Diabetes mellitus Yes 0.750 0.857 0.332 2.214     
ECOG status 1 0.080 0.028 0.001 1.530     
0 Reference     
Post-ttt portal vein thrombosis Yes 0.616 0.046 0.000 7887.054     
Treatment modality Intraoperative MWA 0.963 1.051 0.129 8.586     
Percutaneous MWA 0.386 1.503 0.598 3.778     
Hepatectomy Reference     
Post-ttt clinical decompensation Yes  < 0.001 14.574 5.773 36.793  < 0.001 37.74 6.251 227.87
Age 0.645 1.014 0.956 1.076     
Hemoglobin 0.544 0.927 0.726 1.184     
Platelets count 0.480 0.997 0.987 1.006     
Baseline alpha-fetoprotein 0.183 1.000 1.000 1.000     
Post-ttt alpha-fetoprotein 0.831 0.999 0.991 1.007     
Child score 0.381 1.344 0.694 2.605     
Focal lesions number 0.683 1.213 0.480 3.065     
Response to treatment (mRECIST) Stationary disease 0.001 9.655 2.569 36.286 0.537 0.543 0.078 3.776
Partial response 0.001 6.082 2.196 16.840 0.186 0.290 0.046 1.816
Complete response Reference     
Focal lesion size or size of largest lesion if 2 or multiple 0.517 1.109 0.812 1.515