Table 2

 Relation between AgNOR area values and pathological parameters

nMean (SD) AgNOR area (μm2)p Value
AgNOR, argyrophilic nucleolar organiser region; NS, not significant.
Tumour size
    pT12153.88 (1.49)0.001
    pT2+pT3+pT41204.52 (1.82)
Histological grade
    G1252.95 (0.79)<0.001
    G22143.94 (1.41)
    G3595.52 (1.92)
N status
    N01713.94 (1.50)NS
    N+1644.29 (1.76)