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Table 2 Correlation of body mass index with NCCN pre-operative risk grouping, and post-operative APFs in men undergoing radical prostatectomy at University of Pennsylvania, 1990–2012

From: The impact of body mass index on treatment outcomes for patients with low-intermediate risk prostate cancer

  Body mass index (Kg/m2) p-value
  ≤30 % >30 %  
Preoperative Risk group      0.94
 Low 521 67 256 33  
 Intermediate 184 68 86 32  
 High 78 67 39 33  
Postoperative Risk group      0.006
 APF = 0 571 70 247 30  
 APF = 1 114 64 63 36  
 APF ≥ 2 101 58 74 42  
  1. Abbreviations: NCCN National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Obese: ≤30 kg/m2; Non-Obese <30 kg/m2
  2. APFs: adverse pathologic features such as extraprostatic extension, seminal vesicle invasion, and/or positive surgical margin
  3. Boldfaced values represent statistically significance