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Table 1 Summary of all of the metric data obtained from the structural measurements and the data used for staging purposes. Minimum, median, and maximum values of tissue parameters are given in % of total histologic section area of biopsy specimen.

From: Automatic measurement of the evolutionary process dynamics of primary of biliary cirrhosis

Tissue parameters Minimum Median Maximum
Area of the inflammatory basin 0.026 1.005 6.444
Area covered by resident cells 0.002 0.636 5.295
Area of intra-hepatic biliary ducts 0.003 0.114 0.882
Small areas (10-103 μm) 0 0.009 0.105
Medium-sized areas (103-104 μm) 0.001 0.006 0.033
Large areas (>104 μm) 0 0 0
Area of fibrosis 0.30 1.456 24.4
Small areas (10-103 μm) 0.008 0.092 0.521
Medium-sized areas (103-104 μm) 0.001 0.026 0.203
Large areas (>104 μm) 0.01 0.075 1.005
Neo-angiogenesis 0.030 0.586 3.474
Hemopoietic stem cells 0 0.006 0?
Tissue disorder (TI) 0.072 0.274 0.643