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Table 3 Relationships between MVD and overexpression of PDGF-B or VEGF-A

From: Clinicopathological significance of platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF)-B and vascular endothelial growth factor-A expression, PDGF receptor-β phosphorylation, and microvessel density in gastric cancer

  VEGF overexpression PDGF overexpression
  (+) (-) (+) (-)
<intestinal type>     
MVD *p = 0.72 **p < 0.005
1 7 8 4 11
2 11 22 15 18
3 8 7 12 3
<diffuse type>     
MVD *p < 0.05 **p = 0.15
1 0 3 0 3
2 6 13 10 9
3 13 11 14 10
total 19 27 24 22
  1. *p, VEGF-A(+) group vs VEGF-A(-) group
  2. **p, PDGF-B(+) group vs. PDGF-B(-) group