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World J Gastroenterol. Nov 21, 2011; 17(43): 4817-4824
Published online Nov 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i43.4817
Table 1 Clinicopathologic characteristics of six cases of small hepatocellular carcinoma at the initial diagnosis
Case 1Case 2Case 3Case 4Case 5Case 6
Sex/age (yr)M/35M/57M/45M/50M/38M/41
Chief complaintEpigastric painAsymptomaticAsymptomaticEpigastric painAsymptomaticEpigastric pain
Liver cirrhosis+++++-
AFP (ng/mL)203.525283226.1578.3725.3
sHCC location/sizeVIII/2.7 cmV/2.0 cmVI/1.5 cmIV/2.0 cmV/1.6 cmVI/2.6 cm
TreatmentPartial segments V and VIII resectionPartial segment V resectionRFLeft lobectomyPartial segment V resectionSegments VI and VII resection
Resection stateR1R1Ablative margin less than 5 mmR1R1R1
Histologic differentiationModerateModerateModeratePoorPoorPoor
Vascular infiltration----+
Tumor microsatellites-----
Bile duct or canaliculus invasion-----
Capsule presence-+++-