Table 1

Sections stained positive for the various vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) isoforms

Tissue typeNVEGF-A (95% CI)VEGF-B (95% CI)VEGF-C (95% CI)Overall p value
Percentages and 95% confidence intervals (CI) shown in the table correspond to the proportion of sections where positive staining for the various VEGF isoforms was detected. The χ2 test was used to calculate the p value.
Uterine arteries1540% (15% to 65%)73% (55% to 91%)60% (35% to 85%)0.18
Saphenous veins1533% (9% to 57%)040% (15% to 65%)0.02
Atherosclerotic arteries*3060% (43% to 77%)50% (41% to 59%)46% (28% to 64%)0.56
Overall p value0.18<0.0010.53