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Table 3 Independent prognostic factors for overall survival and recurrence-free survival by the multivariate Cox proportional hazards regression model

From: NCSTN promotes hepatocellular carcinoma cell growth and metastasis via β-catenin activation in a Notch1/AKT dependent manner

Variables Overall survival Recurrence-free survival
HR 95% CI P HR 95% CI P
AFP (≥400/< 400)     1.587 1.079–2.334 0.019
Ascites (+/−)     1.527 0.923–2.525 0.099
Tumor size (> 5/≤5) 1.410 0.968–2.054 0.074    
Multiple tumors 1.464 0.955–2.245 0.080 1.662 1.042–2.650 0.033
Macrovascular invasion 1.748 0.780–3.915 0.175 1.316 0.674–3.016 0.516
Microvascular invasion 2.180 1.482–3.208 0.001 1.958 1.323–2.891 0.001
NCSTN (high/low) 1.885 1.314–2.704 0.001 1.558 1.068–2.272 0.021
  1. HR Hazard ratio, CI Confidence interval