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Table 3 Relationships between TIN density and pathological findings in TGCT patients (N = 102)

From: Prognostic value of CD66b positive tumor-infiltrating neutrophils in testicular germ cell tumor

   TIN density
Low (N = 81) High (N = 21) P value
Pathology SGCT 57 (56%) 6 (6%) 0.0004
NGCT 24 (23%) 15 (15%)  
Tumor diameter (N = 91) ≤10 cm 69 (76%) 16 (18%) 0.0198
>10 cm 2 (2%) 4 (4%)  
Tunica albuginea invasion Absent 61 (60%) 12 (12%) 0.1001
Present 20 (19%) 9 (9%)  
Venous invasion Absent 62 (61%) 11 (11%) 0.0287
Present 19 (18%) 10 (10%)  
Lymphatic vessel invasion Absent 68 (67%) 17 (16%) 0.7473
Present 13 (13%) 4 (4%)  
Tunica vaginalis invasion Absent 72 (71%) 17 (16%) 0.4607
Present 9 (9%) 4 (4%)  
Epididymis invasion (N = 100) Absent 70 (70%) 19 (19%) 1.0000
Present 9 (9%) 2 (2%)  
Spermatic cord invasion Absent 72 (71%) 16 (16%) 0.1318
Present 9 (9%) 5 (5%)  
  1. TIN tumor-infiltrating neutrophil, TGCT testicular germ cell tumor. Pearson’s chi square test was used for statistical analysis except for ‘Tumor diameter’, ‘Lymphatic vessel invasion’, ‘Tunica vaginalis invasion’, and ‘Epididymis invasion’, which were analyzed by using Fisher’s test