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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: Interventionally implanted port catheter systems for hepatic arterial infusion of chemotherapy in patients with primary liver cancer: A phase II-study (NCT00356161)

Characteristics n (Total n=70)
  HCC (n=33) ICC (n=37)
Age (median/range) 66 (38–76) 59 (41–79)
Gender (f/m) 8/25 22/15
Primary tumour:   
 Primary/recurrent 8/25 19/18
 Grading (G1/G2/G3/n.a.) 1/11/20/12 3/17/7/10
 Child-Pugh class A/B/C/n.a. 25/3/1/4 --
 Stage IVb 10 21
Pretreatment:   
 Hepatic resection 18 12
 Liver transplantation 5 0
 Sorafenib/Chemotherapy 1 6
 Chemoembolisation 12 1
 Local ablation (RFA, brachytherapy) 2 2
Elevated AFP/Ca 19-9 24 32