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Table 3 Tumor characteristics of the matched groups

From: The long-term efficacy of one-shot neoadjuvant intra-arterial chemotherapy combined with radical cystectomy versus radical cystectomy alone for bladder cancer: a propensity-score matching study

 Intra-arterialNo intra-arterialp value
Patients (n)2678
Pathologic stage outcome, n (%)0.414
pT19(34.6%)26(33.3%)
pT2a6(23.1%)11(14.1%)
pT2b1(3.8%)14(17.9%)
pT3a6(23.1%)11(14.1%)
pT3b3(11.5%)3(3.8%)
pT4a1(3.8%)13(16.7%)
Histology grade, n (%)0.566
Low grade6(23.1%)14(17.9%)
High grade20(76.9%)64(82.1%)
Pathology, n (%)0.399
Urothelial cancer21(80.8%)71(91.0%)
Urothelial cancer with squamous differentiation3(11.5%)4(5.1%)
Urothelial cancer with glandular differentiation2(7.7%)3(3.8%)
Nodes removed, median (IQR)17.0(11.8–21.3)14.0(8.0–19.0)0.304
PLN, median (range)0.0(6.0)0.0(27.0)0.904
Lymph-node-positive patients, n (%)7(26.9%)18(23.1%)0.691
Positive surgical margins, n (%)0(0.0%)3(3.8%)0.571
Associated CIS, no. (%)4(15.4%)12(15.4%)1.000
  1. IQR = interquartile range; CIS = carcinoma in situ; PLN = positive lymph nodes