Table 1

Summary of all of the metric data obtained from the structural measurements and the data used for staging purposes. Minimum, median, and maximum values of tissue parameters are given in % of total histologic section area of biopsy specimen.

Tissue parameters

Minimum

Median

Maximum


Area of the inflammatory basin

0.026

1.005

6.444


Area covered by resident cells

0.002

0.636

5.295


Area of intra-hepatic biliary ducts

0.003

0.114

0.882


Small areas (10-103 μm)

0

0.009

0.105


Medium-sized areas (103-104 μm)

0.001

0.006

0.033


Large areas (>104 μm)

0

0

0


Area of fibrosis

0.30

1.456

24.4


Small areas (10-103 μm)

0.008

0.092

0.521


Medium-sized areas (103-104 μm)

0.001

0.026

0.203


Large areas (>104 μm)

0.01

0.075

1.005


Neo-angiogenesis

0.030

0.586

3.474


Hemopoietic stem cells

0

0.006

0?


Tissue disorder (TI)

0.072

0.274

0.643


Dioguardi et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8(Suppl 1):S16   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-S1-S16

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