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Table 3 Postoperative pathological evaluation

From: Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a single surgeon’s experience in 80 cases after 2 years of formal training

  Group A Group B Group C Group D P
Positive surgical margin: n (%) 7 (35%) 2- (10%) 4- (20%) 6 (30%) 0.254
In pathologically T2 or lower 2 (10%) 0- (0%) 3- (15%) 1 (5%) 0.308
In pathologically T3 or higher 5 (25%) 2- (10%) 1- (5%) 5 (25%) 0.196
Lymph node
 NX 10 (50%) 13 (65%) 11 (55%) 9 (45%) 0.624
 N0 10 (50%) 7 (35%) 9 (45%) 11 (55%)  
 ECE (%) 9 (45%) 12 (60%) 10 (50%) 7 (35%) 0.456
 SVI (%) 4 (20%) 2 (10%) 3 (15%) 3 (15%) 0.853
  1. SD = standard deviation; ECE: Extracapsular extension of tumor; SVI: seminal vesicle invasion; CV: coefficient of variation