Table 4

Proliferation index within acinar cells and islet cells, stained with MIB-1 immunohistochemistry

Proliferation index (PI) (%)
Case NoAcini PIIslets PI
CP, chronic pancreatitis; N, normal.
CP 10.580.15
CP 22.60.044
CP 32.50.11
CP 41.50.20
CP 52.40.20
CP 61.90.21
Median (range)2.2 (0.58–2.6)0.18 (0.044–0.21)
N 10.280
N 20.130.15
N 30.100
N 40.860.071
N 50.440
N 60.220.086
Median (range)0.25 (0.10–0.86)0.036 (0–0.15)