Table 1

Summary of results obtained with significant differences in comparative analyses of fractal dimension, Shannon’s entropy and number of cell nuclei between normal, hyperplastic and tumor tissues
N1 H1 T1
N1 FD 0.0414 FD 0.0472
- SE 0.8691 SE 0.9626
CN 0.9918 CN 0.0109
H1 FD 0.0414 FD 0.9626
SE 0.8691 - SE 0.9626
CN 0.9918 CN 0.0008
T1 FD 0.0472 FD 0.008
SE 0.9626 SE 0.9626 -
CN 0.0109 CN 0.008
N2 H2 T2
N2 FD 0.0005 FD 0.005
- SE 0.9473 SE 0.0389
CN 0.9343 CN 0.001
H2 FD 0.0005 FD 0.5152
SE 0.9473 - SE 0.0172
CN 0.9343 CN 0.001
T2 FD 0.005 FD 0.5152
SE 0.0389 SE 0.0172 -
CN 0.001 CN 0.001
N3 H3 T3
N3 FD 0.0036 FD 0.9413
- SE 0.9969 SE < 0.001
CN 0.2276 CN 0.0001
H3 FD 0.0036 FD 0.0936
SE 0.9969 - SE < 0.001
CN 0.2276 CN 0.029
T3 FD 0.9413 FD 0.0936
SE < 0.001 SE < 0.001 -
CN < 0.0001 CN < 0.029

FD = fractal dimension, SE = Shannon’s entropy, CN = number of cell nuclei.

N = normal tissue, H = hyperplastic tissue, T = tumor tissue.

p < 0.05 – significant difference.

de Arruda et al.

de Arruda et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2013 13:6   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-13-6

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