Table 5

Separating analysis in the primary of rectum
Metastases or recurrences
+ (Group A, n = 5) - (Group B, n = 24) p value
Mean tumor size (mm) 11.5 (3.5—27) 7.11 (1.5—15) 0.13
Tumor invasion <0.01
M 0 0
SM 2 22
MP 2 0
SS 1 0
Un known 0 2
Mean Ki67 index (%) 3.73 (0.38—10.44) 1.24 (0.22—6.44) 0.022

Group A: the cases with metastases or recurrences.

Group B: the cases without metastases or recurrences.

Statistically significant difference (<0.05) by Fisher’s exact test or Welch two sample t-test.

Yamaguchi et al.

Yamaguchi et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:65   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-65

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