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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: HE4 tumor marker concentration in neoplastic peritoneal effusion and in peritoneal fluid associated with benign gynecological diseases

Study group Mean age Number of patients
Epithelial ovarian cancer patients 62,35 40
Serous 63,9 31
Endometrioid 60,66 6
Mucinous 49,66 3
FIGO I, II 53.3 10
FIGO III, IV 65.37 30
Grading 1 52 7
Grading 2 63.4 9
Grading 3 61.96 24
Other gynecological and non- gynecological conditions 41,98 82
Functional cysts 45,14 21
Ovarian endometrioma 35,71 14
Mature teratoma 28 9
Borderline epithelial tumors 41,78 9
Benign epithelial and gonadal tumors 50,69 16
Myoma 42,4 5
Inflammation 37,5 4
Cirrhosis 47,75 4
Other malignant neoplasms 56,24 17
Lymphoma 41 1
Malignant GCT 65,5 2
Breast cancer 56 4
Cervical cancer 43,6 3
Endometrial cancer 61,3 3
Stomach cancer 61,5 4