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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of cirrhotic patients with and without hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

From: Plasma osteopontin is a biomarker for the severity of alcoholic liver cirrhosis, not for hepatocellular carcinoma screening

  Group I Group II p-value*
(Cirrhosis) (Cirrhosis and HCC)
N (%) 45 (50.0 %) 45 (50.0 %)  
Age 58.68 ± 10.76 64.64 ± 7.73 0.003
Sex (F/M) (1/49) (0/50)  
Child-Pugh class    0.052
A 20 (44.4 %) 21 (45.6 %)
B 8 (17.8 %) 16 (35.6 %)
C 17 (37.8 %) 8 (17.8 %)
MELD scorea 14.04 ± 5.56 12.71 ± 4.25 0.205
BCLC Stageb    
0   2 (4.4 %)
A   19 (42.2 %)
B   11 (24.4 %)
C   7 (15.6 %)
D   6 (13.3 %)
  1. *p - Value was calculated by using Student T test or χ2 test
  2. aModel for End-stage Liver Disease score
  3. bBarcelona Clinic Liver Cancer