Table 2

Description of the neoplastic samples subjected to GATA-4, GATA-6 and Ihh immunohistochemistry

Tissue

Diagnosis

Age (yr) median (range)

Number of samples


Esophagus

Barrett's esophagus

65 (55–83)

9

Stomach

Chronic gastritis, intestinal metaplasia

67 (56–73)

5

Chronic gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia

52 (49–54)

2

Intestinal metaplasia, neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia

69

1

Colon

Dysplasia

41

1

Adenoma serratum, dysplasia

77

1

Adenoma tubulovillosum, dysplasia

47 (28–73)

3

Adenocarcinoma, low grade

54 (41–87)

3

Adenocarcinoma, moderate grade

71 (47–79)

5

Adenocarcinoma, high grade

76 (72–80)

2

Rectum

Adenocarcinoma, high grade

83

1

Adenocarcinoma, moderate grade

79

1


Haveri et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2008 8:9   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-8-9

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