Table 1

Correlation between microvascular density and clinicopathological features of 113 tumors

Feature

No.

Microvascular density


CD105*

P value

CD34*

P value


Venous invasion

No

52

57.04 ± 5.88

0.032

95.71 ± 5.50

0.392

Yes

61

84.19 ± 3.73

115.33 ± 4.39

Capsule formation

Negative

32

56.30 ± 2.39

0.114

90.51 ± 7.69

0.130

Positive

81

77.78 ± 1.88

112.54 ± 4.97

Edmondson's grade

I--II

41

63.96 ± 4.55

0.281

105.38 ± 6.17

0.970

III--IV

72

76.11 ± 8.63

106.82 ± 8.22

Cirrhotic nodule

≤3 mm

33

69.71 ± 7.60

0.822

99.04 ± 5.78

0.461

> 3 mm

80

72.52 ± 9.78

109.29 ± 8.77

Serum α-fetoprotein level

≤20 ng/ml

21

63.60 ± 7.90

0.384

102.92 ± 2.46

0.738

> 20 ng/ml

92

73.55 ± 9.11

107.07 ± 2.78


*Values are means ± SD.

Yang et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:110   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-110

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