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Table 2 VEGF-C expression in normal mammary gland, benign tumours, non-invasive and invasive malignant tumours.

From: Lymphatic vessels assessment in feline mammary tumours

Groups VEGF-C score index (mean ± st. err; median) Spearman Test
Normal mammary gland   
intramammary 381.1 ± 437.4; 280.0a avsb NS
extramammary 292.3 ± 336.6; 82.0b  
Benign tumours   
intratumoral 671.3 ± 309.5; 640.0c cvsd NS
extratumoral 530.1 ± 446.21; 630.0d  
Non-invasive malignant tumours   
intratumoral 667.0 ± 165.8; 820.0e evsf NS
extratumoral 451.0 ± 127.1; 415.0f  
Invasive malignant tumours   
intratumoral 501.16 ± 83.5; 460.0g gvsh *
extratumoral 284.2 ± 70.6; 82.0h  
  1. Descriptive statistical data of VEGF-C score index in the compared groups. Spearman test: * = P < 0.05; NS = non-significant.