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Table 1 Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of patients with HCC

From: Decreased PCSK9 expression in human hepatocellular carcinoma

Demographic/clinical characteristics Mean
Age 57.55 years
Sex 7/39 (18 %) female, 32/39 (82 %) male
Etiology of liver disease (N = 39) • Hepatitis B 14 (36 %)
• Hepatitis C 15 (38.5 %)
• Alcohol 3 (7.7 %)
• Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis 4 (5 %)
• α1-antitrypsin 1 (2.6 %)
• Hemochromatosis 1 (2.6 %)
• Sarcoidosis 1 (2.6 %)
Cirrhosis 33/39 (84.6 %)
Differentiation of HCC Poorly-differentiated: 6 (15.3 %)
Moderately-differentiated: 15 (38.5 %)
Well-differentiated: 18 (46.2 %)
Vascular invasion 8/39 (20.5 %)