Table 1

Effect of fibrinogen deficiency on regional lymphatic metastasis of LLCa

GenotypeTotal (n)Presence of lymphatic metastasesOne nodeTwo nodesThree nodes
Fib+4127 (66%)12 (29%)9 (22%)6 (15%)
Fib269 (35%)7 (26%)2 (8%)0
  • a P < 0.007; nonparametric analysis (Mann Whitney U test) comparing the total number of positive nodes in all mice of each genotype.