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Table 4 Relationship between serum MMP-2 and variable clinicopathologic features

From: Full-length soluble CD147 promotes MMP-2 expression and is a potential serological marker in detection of hepatocellular carcinoma

Clinicopathologic features n = 50 Serum MMP-2 P value
Range (ng/ml) Median (ng/ml)
Child-Pugh grade     0.401
A 37 18.2–679.1 108.1  
B 13 28.7–316.1 98.7  
Tumor number     0.899
Single 28 18.2–679.1 104.3  
Multiple 22 20.4–590.6 99.3  
Tumor size (cm)     0.284
<3 24 18.2–679.1 115.5  
3–5 17 20.4–419.3 70.2  
≥5 9 28.7–172.7 62.5  
BCLC stage     0.270
0 12 18.2–679.1 113.1  
A 19 40.3–590.6 113.0  
B 13 20.4–168.1 61.4  
C 6 40.4–411.0 101.9  
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