Table 2

Clinicopathological characteristics between responders and nonresponders

CharacteristicsResponders (n = 8)Nonresponders (n = 12)P
Age (y)>0.05
 <6528
 ≥6564
Sex>0.05
 Male611
 Female21
HBs Ag>0.05
 Negative66
 Positive26
HCV Ab>0.05
 Negative28
 Positive64
Child grade>0.05
 A68
 B24
Liver cirrhosis>0.05
 Absent54
 Present38
AFP (ng/mL)>0.05
 ≤ 5021
 >50611
Histological grade>0.05
 Moderate01
 Poor810
 Undiff01
Tumor size (cm)>0.05
 ≤525
 >567
  • Abbreviations: Moderate, moderately differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma; Poor, poorly differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma; Undiff, undifferentiated carcinoma.