Table 1

Comparison of apoptotic indices (AIs) obtained by haematoxylin and eosin (H&E) staining and staining with an antibody to apoptosis specific protein (ASP)

Min.Max.MeanMedianSD
AI, number of apoptotic bodies/10 000 malignant cells.
AI (H&E)9.290.631.120.622.9
AI (ASP)13.915951.432.839