Table 4

Correlation between expression level of VEGF-C and VEGF-D in the marginal portions in invasive ductal adenocarcinoma of pancreatic head

VEGF-C expressionNo. (%) of casesP
Negative/low expression of VEGF-DHigh expression of VEGF-D
Negative/low19 (32.8)5 (8.6)0.002
High13 (22.4)21 (36.2)
  • NOTE. Statistical significance of association between expression level of VEGF-C and -D in the marginal portion was calculated with the χ2 test.