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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Limited resection and two-staged lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer with ground-glass opacity

Characteristics The patients with GGO (n = 41)
Age (year)  
 Median value (range) 63 (37–79)
Sex  
 Male 16 (39%)
 Female 25 (61%)
CEA (ng/ml)  
 Median value (range) 2.2 (0.5-18.8)
Location  
 Right upper lobe 24 (58.5%)
 Right middle lobe 1 (2.4%)
 Right lower lobe 1 (2.4%)
 Left upper lobe 7 (17.1%)
 Left lower lobe 8 (19.5%)
Tumor size on CT (mm)  
 Median value (range) 13 (5–20)
Histological type  
 Adenocarcinoma 35 (85.4%)
 Noguchi type   
  A 7
  B 9
  C 18
  F 1
 Non-malignancy 6 (14.6%)
Tumor size on specimen (mm)  
 Median value (range) 13 (5–22)
TNM classification  
 T1a N0 M0 33
 T1b N0 M0 2