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Table 2 Histopathological factors and their distribution within different age groups

From: Resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in elderly patients – is it reasonable?

  <70
n = 99
> 70
n = 51
p-value Young
< 50
n = 23
Middle-age
50–70
n = 76
Old
> 70
n = 51
p-value
Tumor sizea (cm) Mean
Median (IQR)
7.76
7 (4.6–10.5)
7.38
6.75 (5–9)
  8.45
7.5 (6.2–11)
7.55
6.5 (4.5–10)
7.38
6.75 (5–9)
 
≤ 10 / > 10 cm 69 / 28 40 / 10 0.245 15 / 8 54 / 20 40 / 10 0.386
≤ 5 / > 5 cm 26 / 71 12 / 38 0.713 4 / 19 22 / 52 12 / 38 0.466
Multifocality yes / no 35 / 64 11 / 40 0.083 12 / 11 52 / 24 40 / 11 0.074
Number of nodulesb Mean 2.1 1.56   2.86 1.86 1.56  
≤3 / ≥4 79 / 16 45 / 4 0.154 16 / 6 63 / 10 45 / 4 0.098
T-stage T1 + T2 / T3 + T4 72 / 27 40 / 11 0.447 14 / 9 58 / 18 40 / 11 0.246
N-stagec N0 / N1 53 / 35 37 / 8 0.010 13 / 9 40 / 26 37 / 8 0.037
R-stage R0 / R1 86 / 13 45 / 6 0.812 20 / 3 66 / 10 45 / 6 0.972
Grading G1 + G2 / G3 + G4 59 / 32 36 / 12 0.221 14 / 8 45 / 24 36 / 12 0.468
  1. asize of biggest nodule, missing in 3 cases; b exact number of nodules missing in 6 cases; c 19 patients with Nx; significant p-values are bold