Table 2

Results (values ± SD; P-values)

Oesophagus

Diaphragm

Oesophagus vs. Diaphragm


Mesh-material

PP

PP-PG

Significance of difference

PP

PP-PG

Significance of difference

PP

PP-PG


Proliferation rate [%]

9.31 ± 3.4

13.26 ± 2.54

p = 0.0097 significant

9.43 ± 1.45

18.73 ± 5.92

p = 0.00066 significant

p = 0.88 not significant

p = 0.0195 significant

Apoptosis rate [%]

20.06 ± 6.42

22.25 ± 8.67

p = 0.52 not significant

35.07 ± 4.88

48.47 ± 8.82

p = 0.00104 significant

p = 0.000375 significant

p = 0.000027 significant

Cross polarization microscopy [ratio]

8.44 ± 1,63

12.28 ± 0.8

p = 0.00013 significant

6.32 ± 1.07

8.85 ± 0.81

p = 0.000099 significant

p = 0.0095 significant

p < 0.0001 significant


Otto et al. BMC Surgery 2008 8:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-8-7

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