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Table 4 Metastasis into the visceraa

From: Establishment and characterization of a metastasis model of human gastric cancer in nude mice

Implanted position No viscera metastasis (%) Liver (%) Kidney (%) Intestine (%) Esophagus (%) Pancreas (%) Stomach (%) Spleen (%) Spermaduct (%)
Groins 50 94 (47/50) 50 (25/50) 44 (22/50) 28 (14/50) 12 (6/50) 12 (6/50) 6 (3/50) 6 (3/50) 6 (3/50)
Back 10 10 (1/10) 0 0 0 0 0 10 (1/10) 10 (1/10) 0
Armpits 10 30 (3/10) 20 (2/10) 0 0 10 (1/10) 0 0 0 0
  1. a Liver and kidney were the viscera with highest rate of metastasis (44–50 %), and the stomach, spleen and spermaduct were the lowest (6 %)