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Table 1 Characteristics of the 59 men who underwent RT for PSA relapse after radical prostatectomy

From: Salvage radiotherapy for patients with PSA relapse after radical prostatectomy: a single institution experience

Characteristic patients, n Values
Age, median [range] 62 [46-76] years
Preoperative PSA, median [range] 16.7 [1-60] ng/ml
pTNM stage, n (%)  
   pT2a 2 (3.4)
   pT2b 1 (1.7)
   pT2c 22 (37.3)
   pT3a 20 (33.9)
   pT3b 14 (23.7)
   pN- 47 (79.7)
   pN+ 1 (1.7)
   pNx 11 (18.6)
Gleason score, n (%)  
   3–6 12 (20.3)
   7* 30 (50.9)
3+4 13 (23.6)
4+3 13 (23.6)
   8 7 (11.9)
   9 10 (16.9)
Positive surgical margins†, n (%) 35/58 (60.3)
   Minimal <3 19/34 (55.9)
   Extensive ≥3 15/34 (44.1)
Perineural invasion, n (%) 40/46 (87)
Detectable PSA after surgery, n (%) 12 (20.3)
PSA rise after postsurgical negativity, n (%) 47 (79.7)
PSA doubling time, median 12.9 months
PSA nadir preRT, median 0.4 ng/ml
PSA level preRT, median 1.43 ng/ml
Surgery to RT interval, median 26 months
  1. * Score composition not detailed for 4 patients.