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Table 3 Comparison of Variables According to cancer type

From: The pilot experience upon surgical ablation of large liver tumor by microwave system with tissue permittivity feedback control mechanism

Variable HCC (N = 10) Metastatic liver cancer (N = 13)
Age(y), mean ± SD 61.5 ± 12.5 69.2 ± 9.08
Male sex, n (%) 8 (80.0) 7 (53.8)
Child-Pugh score, n (%)   
 A 5 (50) 9 (69.2)
 B 4 (50) 4 (30.8)
 C 1 (10) 0 (0)
Tumor location, n (%)   
 Left lobe 4 (40) 3 (23.1)
 Right lobe 5 (50) 10 (76.9)
 Caudal lobe 1 (10) 0 (0)
Major vessel attachment, n (%) 6 (60) 7 (53.8)
Tumor size (cm), mean ± SD 5.70 ± 1.49 5.31 ± 0.89
MWA procedure, n (%)   
 Open approach 8 (80) 10 (76.9)
 Laparosopic approach 2 (20) 3 (23.1)
Ablation session, n, mean ± SD 2.80 ± 0.79 2.23 ± 0.73
Ablation time (sec), mean ± SD 2190 ± 721.8 1823 ± 641.8