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Table 2 Location of tumor, histology and prognosis of 94 cases of primary hepatic carcinoid tumor

From: Primary hepatic carcinoid tumor: a case report and review of the literature

Characteristics Number (%)
Location  
   unilobar 72/94 (76.6)
Left lobe 28/94 (29.8)
Right lobe 44/94 (46.8)
   billobar 22/94 (23.4)
Number  
   Single 59/94 (62.8)
   Multiple 35/94 (37.2)
Tumor size  
    3 cm 7/74 (9.5)
   > 3 cm 67/74 (90.5)
Histological stains  
   Grimelius 64/71 (90.1)
   Fontana-Masson stains 14/34 (41.2)
Immunohistochemical stains  
   Chromogranin A 57/64 (89.1)
   Neuron specific enolase 43/58 (74.1)
   Synaptophysin 23/47 (48.9)
   cytokeratin 22/40 (55.0)
Misdiagnosed as HCC by microscopy before IHC stains 11/94 (11.7)
Prognosis  
   Alive 70/94 (74.5)
   Death 24/94 (25.5)
Treatment  
   Hepatectomy 73/84 (86.8)
   Liver transplantation 3/84 (3.6)
   Transcatheter arterial embolization 3/84 (3.6)
   Chemotherapy 2/84 (2.4)
   Radiotherapy 2/84 (2.4)
   Radiofrequency ablation 1/84 (1.2)
Recurrence  
   No recurrence 53/75 (70.7)
   Recurrence 22/75 (29.3)
  1. HCC: Hepatocellular Carcinoma; IHC: Immunohistochemical;