Table 2

Correlation between urinary EL expression and clinicopathological features
Clinicopathological (n) EL absent (%) EL present (%) P
n = 71 n = 19
Gender
Male, (67) 51 (72) 16 (84) 0.27
Female, (23) 20 (28) 3 (16)
Histological type
High or moderate, (43) 31 (44) 12 (63) 0.13
Poor or undifferentiated, (47) 40 (56) 7 (37)
Lauren classification
Intestinal, (39) 29 (41) 10 (53) 0.36
Diffuse, (51) 42 (59) 9 (47)
Tumor stages
Ι and ΙΙ, (31) 22 (31) 9 (47) 0.18
ΙΙΙ and ΙV, (59) 49 (69) 10 (53)
Depth of invasion
T1 and T2, (30) 21 (30) 9 (47) 0.14
T3 and T4, (60) 50 (70) 10 (53)
Node status
Absent, (29) 23 (32) 6 (32) 0.95
Present, (61) 48 (68) 13 (68)
Metastasis status
M0 (71) 55 (77) 16 (84) 0.52
M1 (19) 16 (23) 3 (16)

Dong et al.

Dong et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:45   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-45

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