Table 4

Overview of CK19a positivity in peripheral blood before and after surgery in 41 patients

Before surgeryImmediately after surgeryOne month after surgeryNumber of patients%
+++1331.7
++24.9
++12.4
+49.8
++37.3
+614.7
+37.3
921.9
  • a CK19, cytokeratin 19; + and − indicate values above or below the cutoff, respectively (see text).