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Table 2 Mean urinary levels of MMP9 and MMP3 for schistosomal and non-schistosomal bladder cancer patients

From: The biochemical value of urinary metalloproteinases 3 and 9 in diagnosis and prognosis of bladder cancer in Egypt

A. (MMP9)
Schisto/Stage T 1-T2 stage T 3-T4 stage Total
Non-Schistosomal cases 0.446 21.22**** 10.73
Schistosomal cases 0.544 10.33**** 5.25
Total 0.495 15.78 7.99
B. (MMP3)
Schisto/Stage T 1-T2 stage T 3-T4 stage Total
Non-Schistosomal cases 0.308*** 0.235*** 0.269
Schistosomal cases 0.173*** 0.166*** 0.169
Total 0.241 0.201 0.219
  1. A. Mean value of control group 0.409 ng/ml.
  2. B. Mean value of control group 0.016 ng/ml.
  3. The values were expressed as mean. ****P < 0.0001, ***P <0.001 compared with control using t test for unpaired data.