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Table 4 Predictors of early recurrence after LT for HCC

From: Excessive intraoperative blood loss independently predicts recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation

Variable Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
P HR (95 % CI) P
Age <60 years 0.022 1.27 (0.87–1.86) 0.217
Male sex 0.080  
Hepatitis B virus infection 0.712  
Pre-LT tumor therapy 0.203  
AFP levels > 400 ng/mL <0.001 1.71 (1.24–2.78) 0.001
Poor differentiation 0.020 1.31 (0.84–2.03) 0.232
Macrovascular invasion <0.001 3.26 (2.29–4.64) <0.001
Microvascular invasion <0.001 1.94 (1.40–2.71) <0.001
Beyond Milan criteria <0.001 2.12 (1.41–3.20) <0.001
Blood transfusion 0.077  
IBL > 4 L <0.001 2.45 (1.64–3.66) <0.001