Table 4

Correlation between vascular pattern and pathology outcome of the target tumour lesions (n=48 lesions with vascular patterns classified)

Target tumour vascular lesions (n=48)Vascular pattern
Pathology outcomeSpiral/
tortuous
DottedAbrupt ending
Adenocarcinoma544
Squamous cell carcinoma3414
LCNOS111
SCLC124
Typical carcinoid004
  • Fisher’s exact testing is not significant:  p = 0.339. No vascular pattern classification available of the mucoepidermoid cell carcinoma (n = 1) and LCNEC’s (n = 2).

  • LCNEC, large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma; LCNOS,  large cell not otherwise classified; SCLC, small cell lung cancer.