Table 2

LDH5 expression in correlation with lymphonodal metastasis revealed a statistically significant difference in regard to the intensity score between no (pN0) and hilar lymphnode metastases (pN1) and mediastinal lymphnode metastases (pN2 and pN3).

pN0 and pN1

pN2 and pN3

p-value


Percentage of positive tumors cells

47.12 +/- 29,.3

55.62 +/- 26.33

0.068


Staining intensity

1.22 +/- 0.82

1.43 +/- 0.75

0.036*


* statistically significant (p < 0.05)

Kayser et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:22   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-22

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