Table 1 Correlation analysis of CD117 with clinical and pathological features of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (n = 63)
Parameter (n = 63)CD117 negative (%)CD117 positive (%)p value
Age, y (SD)54.6 (12.1)61.2 (15.5)0.37
Gender0.13
    Male13.786.3
    Female3.396.7
Location0.18
    Gastric5.994.1
    Small intestine5.095.0
    Other25.075.0
Dimension (cm)0.76
    <54.096.0
    ≥55.794.3
Mitotic index (HPF)0.34
    <511.488.6
    5–100.0100.0
    >100.0100.0
Risk grade0.93
    VLR–LR5.095.0
    IR6.793.3
    HR4.096.0
Histological type0.02
    Spindle cell2.597.5
    Epithelioid0.0100.0
    Mixed25.075.0
Follow-up, months (SD)92.3 (32.8)120.8 (12.6)0.96
  • HPF, high power field (×400); VLR, very low risk; LR, low risk; IR, intermediate risk; HR, high risk.