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Table 1 Clinicopathological characteristics of patients with HCC

From: Circ-ZEB1 promotes PIK3CA expression by silencing miR-199a-3p and affects the proliferation and apoptosis of hepatocellular carcinoma

Clinicopathologic characteristics n Overexpression
n = 35
Non-overexpression
n = 21
p-value
1) Age(years)     0.193
  ≤ 51 11 5 6  
  > 51 45 30 15  
2) Sex     0.300
 Male 29 20 9  
 Femle 27 15 12  
3) Tumor size     0.044
  ≤ 5(cm) 13 7 6  
  > 5(cm) 43 28 15  
4) TNM stage     0.0002
 I-II 16 4 12  
 III-IV 40 31 9  
5)Tumor multifocal     0.757
 Absent 19 11 8  
 Present 37 24 13  
6) Venous invasion     0.011
 Absent 26 11 15  
 Present 30 24 8  
7) HBsAg     0.053
 Negative 28 14 14  
 Positive 28 21 7  
8) AFP(ng/ml)     0.697
  ≤ 400 15 10 5  
  > 400 41 25 16  
9) Cirrhosis     0.222
 Absent 16 8 8  
 Present 40 27 13