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Table 3 Values of DCP and AFP in relation to tumour sizes recorded as mean ± standard deviation

From: Utility of serum des-gamma-carboxyprothrombin in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma among Nigerians, a case–control study

  Number of patients (%) DCP(mAU/ml) AFP(IU/ml)
HCC 62(100) 1657.4 ± 687.7 122.7 ± 148.3
Tumour Diameter    
  < 3 cm 0 0 0
 3-5 cm 19(31) 1322.2 ± 858.7 94.9 ± 143.9
  > 5 cm 43(69) 1805.5 ± 545.5 135.0 ± 150.2
 Non-HCC 57(100) 59.1 ± 27.4 11.2 ± 34.8