Table 1

Immunohistochemical analysis of ETAR, ETBR, and ET-1 expression in primary human breast carcinomas

Scoren (%)
ETAR (n = 159)ETBR (n = 161)ET-1 (n = 160)
039 (24.5)37 (23)31 (19.4)
1+46 (28.9)38 (23.6)60 (37.5)
2+46 (28.9)38 (23.6)44 (27.5)
3+28 (17.6)48 (29.8)25 (15.6)
Negative (score 0–1)85 (53.5)75 (46.6)91 (56.9)
Positive (score 2–3)74 (46.5)86 (53.4)69 (43.1)