Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 1st, 1999
Microvessel density was studied in 75 patients with grade 3 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and in 20 patients with microinvasive squamous carcinoma (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stage (IA1) of the uterine cervix by staining representative tissue sections with the specific endothelial marker anti-CD31. The microvessel density was determined with a digital image analyzer.
The results were correlated with clinical and histopathologic data, according to W. Tjalma and colleagues,...
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