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Table 1 Patients' characteristics

From: Salvage radiotherapy for biochemical relapse after complete PSA response following radical prostatectomy: outcome and prognostic factors for patients who have never received hormonal therapy

   N %
Clinical Stage:
  T1c 6 14
  T2a 3 7
  T2b 2 4.7
  T2c 1 2.3
  Unknown 31 72
Preoperative PSA:
  <10 ng/ml 24 55.80
  10–20 ng/ml 9 21.0
  >20 8 18.60
  Unknown 2 4.6
Preoperative Gleason Score:
  <6 10 23.2
  .6 12 27.9
  >6 6 13.9
  unknown 15 34.9
Pathological Stage:
  pT2a 11 25.6
  pT2b 3 7
  pT2c 7 16.3
  pT3a 21 48.8
  pT3b 1 2.3
Postoperative Gleason Score:
  <6 7 16.3
  .6 13 30.2
  >6 23 53.5
Surgical margins:
  Compromised 23 53.5
  Clear 20 46.5
PNI:
  Yes 30 69.7
  No 6 14
  Unknown 7 16.3
LVI:
  Yes 6 14
  No 25 58
  Unknown 12 28
BVI:
  Yes 3 7
  No 27 62.8
  Unknown 13 30.2
PIN:
  Yes 11 25.6
  No 7 16.3
  Unknown 25 58
Total:   43 100
  1. PNI, perineural invasion; LVI, Limphovascular space invasion,
  2. BVI, blood vascular space invasion; PIN, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia