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Table 2 Indicators of poor prognosis and their association with underlying viral hepatitis status

From: Hepatitis B vs. hepatitis C infection on viral hepatitis-associated hepatocellular carcinoma

  HBV HCV P value
Tumor Size (n = 122)    
  <5 cm 19 (22%) 23 (61%)  
  >5 cm 66 (78%) 14 (28%) p < 0.001
Tumor Number (n = 122)    
  solitary 43 (51%) 17 (46%)  
  multiple 42 (49%) 20 (54%) NS
Synchronous Metastases (n = 116)    
  absent 71 (85%) 30 (94%)  
  present 13 (15%) 2 (6%) NS
Macro-Vascular Invasion (n = 117)    
  absent 57 (69%) 26 (76%)  
  present 26 (31%) 8 (24%) NS