Table 1

Relationship between distant metastases and clinicopathological variables in ovarian cancer

Distant metastases
VariableNo (n = 101)Yes (n = 29)P
Age (yrs)58.9 (31–84)a59.9 (38–89)a0.70
Histology
 Serous66220.29
 Other357
Stage
 I/II2610.009
 III/IV7528
Grade
 I1400.03
 II/III8729
Ascites
 Yes72280.004
 No291
Cytoreduction
 Optimal68140.06
 Suboptimal3315
Lymph nodes
 Positive1280.001
 Negative321
 Not done5819
  • a Age range.