Table 2

Blood flow at the tumour border of gastric adenocarcinoma for different histological types and tumor stages

Tumour type/stageMean blood flow (PU)
Diffuse (n=10)275 (78)2-150
Intestinal (n=10)369 (122)
T1–2 (n=12)212 (81)***
T3–4 (n=10)398 (90)
  • Results are expressed as mean (SD).

  • 2-150 p=0.06 v intestinal type, ***p<0.001v stage T3–4.

  • PU, perfusion units.