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Table 3 Relationship between the PGP 9.5 expression and microvessel density (MVD) according to the estrogen receptor status and lymph node involvement in invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast

From: The clinicopathological significance of neurogenesis in breast cancer

  No. cases MVD P value
PGP 9.5 expression total    P = 0.014
Weak 54 37.15 ± 10.30  
Moderate/strong 35 43.11 ± 11.30  
ER-positive    P = 0.148
Weak 27 38.22 ± 10.64  
Moderate/strong 15 43.40 ± 11.33  
ER-negative    P = 0.045
Weak 27 36.07 ± 10.03  
Moderate/strong 20 42.90 ± 11.56  
LN-positive    P = 0.162
Weak 24 39.13 ± 8.53  
Moderage/strong 18 43.56 ± 11.63  
LN-negative    P = 0.039
Weak 30 35.37 ± 11.02  
Moderate/strong 17 42.64 ± 11.27