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Table 2 Histological examination of the resected specimen and surgical outcomes in the 189 patients with HCC

From: Onodera’s prognostic nutritional index is a strong prognostic indicator for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after initial hepatectomy, especially patients with preserved liver function

Variables  
Tumor differentiation  
Well 42 (22%)
Moderately 90 (48%)
Poorly 26 (14%)
Vascular invasion  
vp1/vp2/vp3/vp4 51 / 3 / 7 / 3
vv ( +) 12 (6.3%)
Liver histology  
Normal liver 24 (13%)
Chronic hepatitis 77 (41%)
Liver cirrhosis 70 (37%)
Unknown 18 (9%)
Operation time (minutes) 336 (127–983)
Blood loss (ml) 1120 (0–36,000)
2 or more sectionectomy 57 (30%)
PT-INR on POD5 1.13 (0.92–1.71)
Total bilirubin on POD5 (mg/dl) 0.9 (0.3–11.2)
Complications (C-D ≥ IIIa) 38 (20%)
Inhospital mortality 10 (5.3%)
  1. PT-INR prothrombin time-international normalized ratio, POD: postoperative day, C–D Clavien–Dindo, vp1 microvascular portal vein invasion, vp2 portal vein tumor thrombus in distal to the second order branches of portal vein, vp3 portal vein tumor thrombus in the first branch of portal vein, vp4 portal vein tumor thrombus in the main portal trunk or the opposite-side portal branch, vv ( +) microvascular hepatic vein invasion