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Table 1 Patient characteristics (n = 41)

From: Prognostic value of a computer-aided diagnosis system involving bone scans among men treated with docetaxel for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Variables before primary androgen deprivation therapy
Median initial PSA, ng/mL (range) 176.0 (4.2-6500.0)
Gleason scores, n (%)
6-7 4 (9.8 %)
8-10 37 (90.2 %)
Clinical T, n (%)
≤T3 32 (78.0 %)
T4 9 (22.0 %)
Clinical N, n (%)
N0 14 (34.1 %)
N1 27 (65.9 %)
Clinical M, n (%)
M0 12 (29.3 %)
M1a 5 (12.2 %)
M1b 21 (51.2 %)
M1c 3 (7.3 %)
EOD, n (%)
0 17 (41.5 %)
1 4 (9.8 %)
2 4 (9.8 %)
3 7 (17.1 %)
4 9 (22.0 %)
Variables at docetaxel therapy induction
Median PSA, ng/mL (range) 56.8 (0.2-4715.0)
Median PSA doubling time, months (range) 1.4 (−3.8-47.1)
Median LDH, IU/L (range) 225 (135–1129)
Median Hb, g/dL (range) 11.7 (8.1-13.7)
Median Alb, g/dL (range) 3.9 (2.4-4.7)
Median ALP, IU/L (range) 278 (135–3296)
Median age, years (range) 73 (48–81)
EOD, n (%)
0 1 (2.4)
1 10 (24.4)
2 13 (31.7)
3 11 (26.8)
4 6 (14.6)
Median BSI, % (range) 2.4 (0.0-12.2)
BSI ≤1 %, n (%) 18 (43.9 %)
BSI >1 %, n (%) 23 (56.1 %)
Liver metastasis, n (%)
Yes 6 (14.96 %)
No 35 (85.4 %)
Local therapy (prostatectomy or radiation), n (%)
Yes 5 (12.2 %)
No 36 (87.8 %)
  1. PSA prostate-specific antigen, LDH lactate dehydrogenase, Hb hemoglobin, Alb albumin, BSI bone scan index