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Table 4 MVD with tumor grade, stage and eIF4E expression

From: Eukaryotic Initiation Factor 4E (eIF4E) and angiogenesis: prognostic markers for breast cancer

Variable n MVD p value
   (mean ± S.D.) (ANOVA)
Total 122 15.22 ± 6.93  
Invasive carcinoma grade    
   Grade I 27 10.63 ± 7.54 p < 0.001
   Grade II 41 14.98 ± 5.72  
   Grade III 34 18.36 ± 6.01  
TNM staging    
   Stage I 30 10.55 ± 5.36 p < 0.001
   Stage II 33 12.42 ± 6.17  
   Stage III 37 15.62 ± 4.75  
   Stage IV 22 25.11 ± 5.62  
eIF4E expression    
   Low reactivity 59 10.19 ± 7.02 p < 0.001
   High reactivity 63 19.93 ± 6.89