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Table 1 Demographic, clinical, radiological, and pathological characteristics of the study cohort

From: Outcomes of children with hepatoblastoma who underwent liver resection at a tertiary hospital in China: a retrospective analysis

CharacteristicsNumber or as shownProportion (%)
All93100
Gender
 Male5660.2
 Female3739.8
Age [median (range)], months11 (1.7–87)
AFP level [median (range)], ng/ml76,131 (10–1,881,360)
Maximum tumour diameter [median (range)], cm10.6 (5.1–15.8)
Focality
 Unifocal5761.3
 Multifocal77.5
 Unknown2931.2
PRETEXT stage
 I00.0
 II3638.7
 III2324.7
 IV33.2
 Unknown3133.3
Rupture
 Yes77.5
 No5660.2
 Unknown3032.3
Metastasis
 Yes99.7
 No5559.1
 Unknown2931.2
Portal vein thrombosis
 Yes11.1
 No6367.7
 Unknown2931.2
Hepatic vein thrombosis
 Yes00.0
 No6468.8
 Unknown2931.2
Primary resection
 Yes1617.2
 No7782.8
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
 Yes [n, median (range)]52, 2.5 (1–8)55.9
 No4144.1
Preoperative TACE, cycles
 Yes [n, median (range)]55, 2 (1–7)59.1
 No3840.9
POSTTEXTa stage (n = 77)
 I45.2
 II3646.8
 III911.7
 IV11.3
 Unknown2735.1
  1. aSixteen children underwent primary tumour resection (with no neoadjuvant chemotherapy and no preoperative TACE), and did not need to undergo POST-TEXT stage evaluation. Abbreviations: AFP alpha-fetoprotein, PRETEXT pre-treatment extent of disease system, TACE transarterial chemoembolisation, POST-TEXT post-treatment extent of disease system