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Table 4 Characteristics of patients with GGN progression

From: Comparative postoperative outcomes of GGN-dominant vs single lesion lung adenocarcinomas

 Unresected GGN (+)
ProgressionNo progressionP=
N = 10N = 14
Age, (years)72.9 ± 8.172.9 ± 9.10.9656
Gender, (male/female), n5/55/90.6785
Dominant Tumor Size (mm)28.4 ± 12.720.9 ± 14.50.1580
Smoking status (Pack-year)19.4 ± 21.98.3 ± 13.70.3280
Dominant Tumor Histology, n  0.2138
 Adenocarcinoma in situ3 (30)9 (64) 
 Invasive adenocarcinoma7 (70)5 (36) 
Unresected GGN, n2018 
 Mean GGN size (mm)10.3 ± 5,26.5 ± 4.30.0004
 Largest GGN size (mm)12.4 ± 6.47.2 ± 4.60.0681
Survival
 5-year overall survival, %8092.90.387
  1. Values are the mean ± standard deviation, number, number (percentage) or percentage
  2. GGN ground glass nodule