Table 1

Patient characteristics and disease classification

No. of patients189
Average age (years)64
Age range (year)32–85
M/F158/31
HBsAga positive (%)27
Anti-HCV positive (%)21
HBsAg and anti-HCV positive (%)8
Hemochromatosis2
Okuda I/II/IIIb90/76/23
Child A/B/Cc134/45/10
  • a HBsAg, hepatitis B surface antigen; HCV, hepatitis C virus infection.

  • b Okuda K, Ohtsuki T, Tomimatsu M, et al., Cancer. 1985 Aug 15;56(4):918–28.

  • c Pugh RN, Murray-Lyon IM, Dawson JL, et al., Br J Surg 1973 Aug;60(8):646–9.