Table 2

 Comparison of pathological features between B-HCC and C-HCC

VariableB-HCC
 NC-HCC
 Np Value
B-HCC, hepatitis B virus related hepatocellular carcinoma; C-HCC, hepatitis C virus related hepatocellular carcinoma; NS, not significant.
Tumour size
    ⩽2 cm26NS
    2.1–5 cm3037NS
    >5 cm1870.01
Architectural pattern
    Trabecular3635NS
    Pseudoglandular109
    Compact35
    Clear cell11
Edmondson grade
    G1–G22927NS
    G3–G42123
Microsatellite formation
    Absent46380.03
    Present412
Fibrous capsule
    Absent4543NS
    Present57
Vessel involvement
    Absent3335NS
    Present1715