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Table 5 The comparison of clinical characteristics and primary pathology between TUR-BT with or without bladder biopsy

From: Clinical impact of bladder biopsies with TUR-BT according to cytology results in patients with bladder cancer: a case control study

   Without bladder Bx (TUR-BT only) With bladder Bx P value
Sex     
  Male 114 235 0.089
  Female 17 58  
Age     
  < 65 43 108 0.473
  ≥65 88 185  
Tumor     
  Solitary 57 134 0.670
  Multiple 74 159  
TUR-BT     
  Primary 42 171 < 0.001
  Recurrence 89 122  
Stage     
  Ta 92 192 0.542
  T1 37 89  
Grade     
  G1 13 25 0.702
  G2, G3 116 256  
Post BCG     
  + 43 120 0.112
  - 88 173  
  1. Bx; biopsy