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Table 2 Clinico-pathological variables of 61 gastrointestinal stromal tumours patients according to number of mitoses per 50 HPF(≤ or > 10)*

From: Prognostic factors affecting survival after surgical resection of gastrointestinal stromal tumours: a two-unit experience over 10 years

  Mitoses ≤ 10/50 per HPF Mitoses > 10/50 per HPF p
Tumour location    0.09
   stomach 28 (68)§ 13 (32)  
   colon-rectum 1 (25) 3 (75)  
   small bowel 12 (86) 2 (14)  
   duodenum 2 (100) 0  
Surgical resection type    0.04
   R0 42 (74) 15 (26)  
   R1+R2 1 (25) 3 (75)  
Tumour diameter    0.71
   ≤ 10 cm 33 (72) 13 (28)  
   > 10 cm 10 (67) 5 (33)  
Tumour necrosis    
   absent 33 (75) 11 (25)  
   present 10 (59) 7 (41) 0.21
  1. *HPF, high power field
  2. §Numbers in parentheses are percentages.