Table 4

Comparison of immunhistochemical staining score between HCC and adjacent liver tissues in TACE-treated and untreated tumors
HCC tissues (n-39) Adjacent tissues (n = 39) P TACE (n = 16) No-TACE (n = 23) P
CD90 1.3 ± 0.9 0.6 ± 0.7 0.002 1.69 ± 0.87 1.17 ±0.83 0.856
CD44 2.0 ± 1.0 1.5 ± 0.8 0.013 2.06 ± 0.85 1.95 ± 165 0.743
CD133 1.6 ± 1.2 1.2 ± 0.9 0.042 2.25 ± 1.00 1.17 ± 1.07 0.003
EpCAM 1.5 ± 1.1 0.6 ± 0.6 <0.001 2.00 ± 1.03 1.17 ± 0.89 0.016

Zeng et al.

Zeng et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:584   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-584

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