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Table 1 Patient and tumor baseline characteristics

From: Lipiodol retention pattern after TACE for HCC is a predictor for local progression in lesions with complete response

Population characteristics (N = 50) 
Gender M/F45/5 (90/10%)
Mean age (years) ± SD (range)62 ± 12 (20–83)
Causes of cirrhosis
 - Alcohol consumption4 (8%)
 - NAFLD5 (10%)
 - Alcohol + NAFLD7 (14%)
 - HBV10 (20%)
 - HVC23 (46%)
 - Other1 (2%)
Number of HCC
 -123 (46%)
 -222 (44%)
 -35 (10%)
Mean HCC size (mm) ± SD (range)27 ± 15 mm (10–75)
AFP (μg /L) ± SD (range)299 ± 1356 (1.3–9395)
Serum bilirubin (μmol/L) ± SD (range)16.57 ± 11 (3–54)
Serum albumin (g/L) ± SD (range)36.5 ± 8.3 (21–57)
  1. AFP Alpha-fetoprotein, HBV Hepatitis B virus, HCC hepatocellular carcinoma, HCV Hepatitis C virus, NAFLD Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, SD standard deviation