Table 4

EL expression and clinicopathological factors in gastric cancer tissues
Clinicopathological n EL P
Negative Positive
Gender
Male 6 2 4 0.56
Female 6 3 3
Age (year)
≤50 3 1 2 0.74
>50 9 4 5
Lauren classification
Intestinal 5 3 2 0.28
Diffuse 7 2 5
Histological type
Highly differentiated 1 1 0 0.36
Moderately differentiated 4 2 2
Poorly differentiated 7 2 5
Tumor stages
I and II 2 1 1 0.79
III and IV 10 4 6
Depth of invasion
T1 and T2 5 2 3 0.92
T3 and T4 7 3 4
Lymph node metastasis
Positive 3 1 2 0.74
Negative 9 4 5

Dong et al.

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

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