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Table 3 Diagnostic accuracy of PDD according to total PSA, grade (Gleason) and stage

From: Photodynamic diagnosis of shed prostate cancer cells in voided urine treated with 5-aminolevulinic acid

  Males with positive biopsy (n=81) Males with positive PDD (n=60) Sensitivity p-value*
0-4 2 2 100%  
4-10 39 28 71.8%  
10-20 15 11 73.3%  
20- 25 19 76.0% 0.25
Gleason score
6 24 15 62.5%  
7 34 26 76.4%  
8-10 23 19 82.6 0.11
Clinical stage
cT1 45 34 75.6%  
cT2 32 22 68.8%  
cT3 4 4 100%  
cT4 - - - 0.87
  1. *Chi-square test for trend.