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Research Article

The Angiogenic Activity of Ascites in the Course of Ovarian Cancer as a Marker of Disease Progression

Table 2

VEGF and IL-8 concentration determined in supernatant and homogenized cells suspension separated from peritoneal fluid.

SupernatantHomogenized cells suspension
Group L
Mean ± SD
Group H
Mean ± SD
valueGroup L
Mean ± SD
Group H
Mean ± SD
value

VEGF (pg/mL) 0.035 0.08
IL-8 (pg/mL) 0.00043 0.0085

Group L: low percentage of cancer cells (<45%); group H: high percentage of cancer cells (>45%). The groups were compared with student’s -test and deemed statistically significant if .