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Table 2 Analysis of tumor angiogenesis related factors

From: Co-evolution of cancer microenvironment reveals distinctive patterns of gastric cancer invasion: laboratory evidence and clinical significance

Variables MVD
N Median (Range) P*
IV Collagen
   Negative 7 25 (16-30) 0.026
   Positive 30 13 (2-33)  
Macrophages
   Low density group 16 9 (2-30) 0.040
   High density group 21 18 (8-33)  
Serous invasion
   No 8 11 (2-30) 0.260
   Yes 29 18 (5-33)  
Lymph Node metastasis
   No 10 8 (2-33) 0.019
   Yes 27 19 (6-32)  
TNM Stage
   Early 11 9 (2-30) 0.010
   Advanced 26 19 (6-33)  
  1. *Mann-Whitney Test (two-tailed), bold face representing significant data (P < 0.05), NS: No statistically significant.