Table 6: Expression of MMP-2 in mM and surrounding stromal cells in patients with MMP-2 expressing mM.

No. of patientsGleason 4Gleason 5 + 6Gleason 7Gleason 8 + 9

mM positive 71.4% ( )32.1% (9)77.4% (82)77.4% (22)85% (17)
MMP-2 in mM0%14.6% (11)20.8% (5)41.1% (7)Trend chi squared
MMP-2 in stromal cells0%0%4.5% (1)11.8% (2)