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Table 1 Clinico-pathological characteristics of the laryngeal squamous cell carcinomas and correlations with podoplanin expression.

From: Podoplanin expression in the development and progression of laryngeal squamous cell carcinomas

Parameter No (%) Low podoplanin expression (%) High podoplanin expression (%) P
Tumour site     
- Supraglottis 23 (43) 19 (83) 4 (17) 0.01
- Glottis 30 (57) 14 (47) 16 (53)  
pT classification     
- T1 14 (26) 5 (36) 9 (64) 0.033
- T2 13 (25) 7 (54) 6 (46)  
- T3 17 (32) 13 (76) 4 (24)  
- T4 9 (17) 8 (89) 1 (11)  
pN classification     
- N0 38 (72) 23 (61) 15 (39) 0.53
- N1-3 15 (28) 10 (67) 5 (33)  
Disease stage     
- I 16 (30) 5 (31) 11 (69) 0.006
- II 9 (17) 5 (56) 4 (44)  
- III 10 (19) 7 (70) 3 (30)  
- IV 18 (34) 16 (89) 2 (11)  
Degree of differentiation     
- Well differentiated 32 (60) 16 (50) 16 (50) 0.04
- Moderately differentiated 16 (30) 13 (81) 3 (19)  
- Poorly differentiated 5 (10) 4 (80) 1 (20)  
Recurrence     
- No recurrence 42 (79) 25 (60) 17 (40) 0.42
- Loco-regional recurrence 7 (13) 4 (57) 3 (43)  
- Distant metastasis 4 (8) 4 (100) 0 (0)