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Table 1 Clinical characteristics

From: Prognostic factors in nasopharyngeal carcinoma with synchronous liver metastasis: a retrospective study for the management of treatment

Characteristics N (%)
Karnosky performance score (KPS)
 >70 74 (87.1)
 ≤70 11 (12.9)
Gender
 Male 78 (91.8)
 Female 7 (8.2)
Age
Median age 50 (28-75)
Alanine amino transferase ( ALT)(IU/I)
 >40 26 (30.6)
 ≤40 59 (69.4)
Hemoglobin (HB)(g/L)
 ≥120 74 (87.1)
 <120 11 (12.9)
Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) (IU/l)
 >245 54 (63.5)
 ≤245 31 (36.5)
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) (IU/l)
 >110 28 (32.9)
 ≤110 57 (67.1)
T stage (2002AJCC)
 T1-2 35 (41.1)
 T3-4 50 (58.8)
N stage (2002AJCC)
 N0-1 21 (24.8)
 N2 40 (47.1)
 N3 24 (28.2)
No. of metastatic lesion
 ≤3 35 (41.2)
 >3 50 (58.8)
Size of metastatic lesions (cm)
 ≤3 53 (62.3)
 >3 32 (37.7)
With extrahepatic metastases
Yes 49 (57.6)
No 36 (42.4)