Table 3 Univariate analysis of recurrence after curative ablation
VariablesOR (95% CI)p Value
Age (per 1 year)1.06 (1.02 to 1.10)0.006
Male vs female0.81 (0.37 to 1.76)0.60
Diabetes mellitus1.49 (0.69 to 3.22)0.30
Dyslipidaemia2.01 (0.69 to 5.86)0.20
BMI (per 1.0 kg/m2)1.04 (0.92 to 1.16)0.53
VFA (per 10 cm2)1.07 (1.01 to 1.14)0.022
SFA (per 10 cm2)1.02 (0.97 to 1.07)0.40
Waist circumference (per 1.0 cm)1.01 (0.98 to 1.05)0.56
Serum albumin (per 1.0 g/dL)0.64 (0.30 to 1.38)0.25
AST (per 10 IU/l)0.95 (0.80 to 1.13)0.54
Total bilirubin (per 1.0 mg/dl)0.44 (0.14 to 1.37)0.16
Platelet counts (per 10×103/μl)0.96 (0.90 to 1.03)0.25
Prothrombin activity (per 1.0%)0.99 (0.97 to 1.02)0.67
HBcAb positive1.68 (0.67 to 4.18)0.27
Tumour size (per 1.0 mm)1.00 (0.98 to 1.03)0.84
Multinodular vs. Uninodular1.57 (0.70 to 3.50)0.27
AFP >100 ng/ml1.58 (0.63 to 4.02)0.33
DCP >40 mAU/ml2.12 (0.98 to 4.62)0.056
AFP-L3 >15%1.47 (0.59 to 3.68)0.41
  • AFP, alpha-fetoprotein; AFP-L3, lens culinaris agglutinin-reactive fraction of AFP; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; BMI, body mass index; DCP, des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin; HBcAb, hepatitis B core antibody; SFA, subcutaneous fat area; VFA, visceral fat area.