Table 4

VEGF isoform expression and clinicopathologic characteristics in 67 ovarian tumours

naVEGF121VEGF145VEGF165VEGF183VEGF189
PosNegPosNegPosNegPosNegPosNeg
Histologic typeb
 Serous49481113842722273316
 Mucinous22002200202
 Endometrioid10100010822882
 Clear-cell22002110202
Differentiation grade
 G177016703543
 G2131303101214985
 G34040073334615252911
FIGO
 I87117533544
 II22002110211
 III4747064142516313314
 IV44031404040
  • a n, number of samples; IDK, ILK, infiltrating ductal, infiltrating lobular; FIGO, Fédération Internationale des Gynaecologistes et Obstetritstes.

  • b Histologic type, differentiation grade, and FIGO were unknown in 4, 7, and 6 cases, respectively.