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Table 4 Individual proteins concentration levels in patients with ovarian cancer, depending on the staging and grading

From: Suitability assessment of baseline concentration of MMP3, TIMP3, HE4 and CA125 in the serum of patients with ovarian cancer

   Ascites/
No Ascites
Optimal debulking/neoadjuvant chemotherapy Low grade/high grade FIGO I, II/
FIGO III, IV
MMP3 [pgl/ml] mean 23345/18998 16034/25620 17423/20028 23698/16542
median 24121/29435 17265/28672 17689/21106 24340/17863
p NS 0.005 NS 0.004
TIMP3 [pg/ml] mean 131/203 126/198 204/159 185/122
median 139/212 129/202 220/161 198/109
p 0.001 0.002 0.03 0
HE4
[pmol/l]
mean 765/542.2 568.3/683.4 180.4/560.3 407/211
median 771/551 591.4/712.4 198.2/436.3 418/243
p NS NS 0.001 0.002
CA125
[U/ml]
mean 1987.2/923.8 672.2/1231 569.2/608.8 2789/1786
median 2012.4/986.5 689.1/1308 583/703.2 2853/1911
p 0.0003 0.01 NS 0.0037