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Table 3 Factors associated with vascular density

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

Variable VD Mean ± SD p
Age (years)   0.434
   <26 30.58 ± 25.57  
   >26 26.02 ± 31.29  
AFP (ng/mL)   0.0001
   <14.7 17.23 ± 10.39  
   ≥14.7 38.57 ± 36.52  
LDH (IU/L)   0.092
   <475 23.43 ± 24.61  
   >475 34.01 ± 34.09  
hCG (mIU/mL)   0.0001
   <25 18.27 ± 9.04  
   >25 37.93 ± 37.7  
TNM   
   I 23.84 ± 24.49 0.876 I vs. II
   II 22.99 ± 18.49 0.024 I vs. III
   III 41.49 ± 40.55 0.036 II vs. III
Metastases (N or M)   0.103
   Absent 23.31 ± 24.10  
   Present 32.88 ± 32.75  
  1. SD = standard deviation; AFP = alphafetoprotein; hCG = human chorionic gonadotropin; LDH = lactate dehydrogenase; TNM = tumor, nodes, metastasis.