Skip to main content

Table 2 Immunohistochemistry results from all subjects in each group

From: Immunohistochemistry comparing endoscopic vein harvesting vs. open vein harvesting on saphenous vein endothelium

Variable EVH OVH P value
  (n = 30) (n = 17)  
  Distal ± 23(76.7) 12(70.6) 0.646 P* = 0.513
  + 7(23.3) 5(29.4) P** = 0.882
   ± 21(77.8) 8(53.3)  
eNOS Medial + 5(18.5) 7(46.7) 0.131
   ++ 1(3.7) 0(0.0)  
  Proximal ± 22(73.3) 12(70.6) 0.840
  + 8(26.7) 5(29.4)  
Caveolin Distal ± 22(73.3) 12(70.6) 0.840 P* = 0.779
+ 8(26.7) 5(29.4) P** = 0.180
  ± 16(59.3) 12(80.0)  
Medial + 10(37.0) 3(20.0) 0.353
  ++ 1(3.7) 0(0.0)  
  ± 21(70.0) 14(82.4)  
Proximal + 8(26.7) 3(17.6) 0.558
   ++ 1(3.3) 0(0.0)   
E- Cadherin Distal ± 21(70.0) 14(82.4) 0.351 P* = 0.097
+ 9(30.0) 3(17.6) P** = 0.509
  - 1(3.7) 0(0.0)  
Medial ± 14(51.9) 10(71.4) 0.424
  + 12(44.4) 4(28.6)  
  ± 20(66.7) 13(76.5)  
Proximal + 9(30.0) 4(23.5) 0.644
   ++ 1(3.3) 0(0.0)   
   ± 2(6.7) 1(5.9)   P* = 0.368
  Distal + 27(90.0) 16(94.1) 0.742 P** = 0.417
   ++ 1(3.3) 0(0.0)   
   ± 3(10.7) 1(7.1)   
vWF Medial + 21(75.0) 12(85.7) 0.718  
   ++ 4(14.3) 1(7.1)   
   ± 3(10.0) 3(17.6)   
  Proximal + 23(76.7) 13(76.5) 0.588  
   ++ 4(13.3) 1(5.9)   
  1. Date are shown as Number (percent).
  2. NOS: nitric oxide synthase, vWF: Von Willebrand factor.
  3. P*: P value of Friedman test for comparing distal, medial, and proximal sample within group of OVH.
  4. P**: P value of Friedman test for comparing distal, medial, and proximal sample within group of EVH.