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Table 2 Serum tumor markers prior to surgery (101 patients)

From: Serum human chorionic gonadotropin is associated with angiogenesis in germ cell testicular tumors

Serum tumor markers % Mean ± SD 25% 50%
(min-max)
75% 90% 95% 97.5%
AFP (ng/mL)   1214.3 ± 5892.2 1.85 14.7 (0–53800) 307.5 1748.6 5924.9 14182.0
≤1,000 89.1        
1,000–10,000 8.9        
≥10,000 2.0        
hCG (mIU/mL)   14772 ± 71503 0.0 25.0 (0–479000) 271.0 5000.0 66446.0 352040.0
≤5,000 90.1        
5,000–50,000 5.0        
≥50,000 5.0        
LDH (IU/L)   834 ± 929.1 253.5 475.0 (37–4568) 1070.0 1975.3 3247.2 4156.7
<1.5 × N 31.5        
1.5–10 × N 59.8        
>10 × N 8.7        
  1. SD = standard deviation; AFP = alpha-fetoprotein; hCG = human chorionic gonadotropin; LDH = lactate dehydrogenase