Obstetrics and Gynecology International / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Natural History of Uterine Leiomyomas: Morphometric Concordance with Concepts of Interstitial Ischemia and Inanosis

Table 1

Summary of individual tumor data.

FibroidSize (cm)Collagenb (%)MitosesPCNA (%)Factor 8 (microvessel density)

Phasea 1
 1a<21.14124.392
 2a>20.17054.779.2
 3a<21.86169.9113.0
 4a>20.61035.256.6
 5a<20.37059.1119
Average2 > 2 cm0.83%0.448.692

Phase 2
 1b 5.11018.145.0
 2b>26.04013.499.6
 3b>211.89056.940.2
 4b 3.33125.325.4
 5b 14.64148.873.6
Average3 > 2 cm8.20%0.432.557

Phase 3
 1c>230.8103.127.0
 2c 36.5508.28.8
 3c>233.36019.127.6
 4c 29.99250.266.8
 5c 38.41047.656.4
Average5 > 2 cm33.82%0.425.640

Phase 4
 1d 50.02013.829.0
 2d 72.65019.143.6
 3d≥2.051.76020.318.8
 4d 67.4206.340.8
 5d 58.11015.531.6
Average5 > 2 cm59.99%0.015.033

Phase was based upon light microscopic estimation of the percentage of collagen in the tumor in H&E-stained slides.
Collagen (%) was determined by image analysis of Masson’s trichrome-stained slides.

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