Table 4

Associations of whole tissue section quantification with RCC-specific death

Second Whole Section Quantification

Wald χ2

Hazard Ratio (95% CI)

P-value


B7-H1 (positive versus negative)

7.7

4.09 (1.51 - 11.08)

0.006

B7-H3 (increase of 5%)

11.7

1.14 (1.06 - 1.24)

< 0.001

Survivin (increase of 5-cell per mm2)

31.3

1.32 (1.20 - 1.46)

< 0.001

Ki-67 (increase of 5-cell per mm2)

30.2

1.07 (1.04 - 1.10)

< 0.001

CAIX (decrease of 5%)

0.1

1.01 (0.92 - 1.10)

0.863

IMP3 (increase of 5%)

24.9

1.31 (1.18 - 1.45)

< 0.001


Eckel-Passow et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:48   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-48

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