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Table 4 Per area of collagen fibers and reticular fiber in lung

From: Evaluation of metastatic niches in distant organs after surgical removal of tumor-bearing lymph nodes

  Collagen fibers Reticular fibers
per area (%) P value per area (%) P value
KM group G-C 0.0148(0.0045) 0.008a 0.0118(0.0018) 0.001a
G-D3 0.005(0.001) 0.464b 0.0209(0.0013) 0.008b
G-D6 0.0043(0.0021) 0.002c 0.026(0.005) 0.008c
FM3A group G-C 0.038(0.009) 0.001a 0.025(0.004) 0.001a
G-D3 0.024(0.007) 0.006d 0.044(0.008) 0.019d
G-D7 0.007(0.003) 0.003c 0.054(0.012) 0.002c
  1. P < 0.05 was considered significant; Data are expressed as the median (IQR)
  2. acompared with G-D3
  3. bcompared with G-D6
  4. ccompared with G-C
  5. dcompared with G-D7