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Table 1 Patient characteristics and biopsy parameters

From: Application of ultrasound imaging biomarkers (HistoScanning™) improves staging reliability of prostate biopsies

  Biopsy groups Overall P value
Image-guided Systematic
No. of patients (%) 77 (46.7) 88 (53.3) 165  
Median age at operation (IQR) 71 (8) 69 (9) 70 (9) 0.127
Median PSA (ng/ml), (IQR) 8 (5.1) 7.9 (6.1) 8 (6) 0.825
Median prostate volume (ml), (IQR) 42 (24) 40 (29) 40 (27) 0.528
Mean No. of cores/biopsy, (± SD) 13.7 (± 1.1) 12.1 (± 4.6) 12.8 (± 3.5) < 0.001*
Mean Biopsy density (core/ml) (± SD) 0.342 (± 0.19) 0.320 (± 0.19) 0.334 (0.17) 0.066
  1. IQR interquartile range (Q3–Q1); CI confidence interval; SD standard deviation
  2. * Statistical significant difference, Mann–Whitney U Test, (P < 0.05)