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Table 6 Semiquantitative evaluation of ER-⍺, ER-β, PR expression in the supraspinatus tendon of men

From: The role of estrogen and progesterone receptors in the rotator cuff disease: a retrospective cohort study

Variables Grade 0 Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3
ER-⍺ tenocytes 0 (0%) 5 (55.6%) 3 (33.3%) 1 (11.1%)
ER-⍺ vessels 8 (88.9%) 1 (11.1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
ER-β tenocytes 1 (11.1%) 4 (44.4%) 4 (44.4%) 0 (0%)
ER-β vessels 7 (77.8%) 2 (22.2%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
PR tenocytes 2 (22.2%) 5 (55.6%) 2 (22.2%) 0 (0%)
PR vessels 8 (88.9%) 1 (11.1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
  1. Data are absolute values and percentages of positively stained cells in men’s samples for the expression of ER-⍺, ER-β, PR in the supraspinatus tendon