Table 1

Scoring results of the immunohistochemical staining in central chondrosarcoma
Diagnosis pSmad1/5/8 pSmad2 Endoglin / CD105
Higha % p-valueb Higha % p-valueb Higha % p-valueb
total 13 / 25 52.0 15 / 24 62.5 11 / 26 42.3
CCS I 2 / 9 22.2 4 / 10 40.0 1 / 9 11.1
CCS II 7 / 10 70.0 6 / 8 75.0 7 / 10 70.0
CCS III 4 / 6 66.7 5 / 6 83.3 3 / 6 50.0
high gradec 11 / 16 68.8 0.04 11 / 14 78.6 0.09 10 / 16 62.5 0.03

a: number of tumor samples with high expression defined as showing a total sum score higher than 3.

b: p-value of the Fisher’s exact test for the comparison of the corresponding sample group with CCS I. Significant p-values are shown in bold.

c: high grade: grade II and grade III.

Boeuf et al.

Boeuf et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:488   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-488

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