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Table 2 Grade of fibrosis and chronic inflammation in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) (n = 236)

From: Pancreatic fibrosis, acinar atrophy and chronic inflammation in surgical specimens associated with survival in patients with resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

  Mild Moderate Severe No fibrosis, atrophy or chronic inflammation
Pattern of fibrosis
  Perilobular fibrosis 35 (14.8%) 55 (23.3%) 119 (50.4%) 26 (11.0%)
  Intralobular fibrosis 44 (18.6%) 54 (22.9%) 94 (39.8%) 43 (18.2%)
Acinar atrophy 29 (12.3%) 47 (19.9%) 103 (43.6%) 57 (24.2%)
Chronic inflammation 92 (39.0%) 55 (23.3%) 5 (2.1%) 84 (35.6%)
  1. Figures consist of number of patients (%)