Table 2

Relationship between the clinical-pathological data and the lymphatic vascular density
Characteristics LVD p-value
< 15 vessels > 15 vessels
Gender 0.793
Male 22 12
Female 20 9
Age 0.884
<60 20 11
60-74 14 7
>74 8 3
Alcohol consumption 0.791
No 25 12
Yes 16 9
Tobacco consumption 1
No 26 13
Yes 15 8
DM 2 0.260
No 29 18
Yes 13 3
Chronic Pancreatitis 0.767
No 34 16
Yes 7 5
Histologic Grade 0.974
Well differentiated 12 6
Moderately differentiated 22 11
Poorly differentiated 5 3
Lymph node metastasis 0.165
No 26 10
Yes 12 11
Distant metastasis 0.287
No 14 10
Yes 28 11
Death 0.002*
No 2 8
Yes 40 13

*A value of p<0.05 were considered significant.

Zorgetto et al.

Zorgetto et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:170   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-170

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