Table 2

Postoperative characteristics of patients with bladder cancer infiltrating prostate (group I) and with co-existing prostate cancer (group II).

Group I (n = 52)

Group II (n = 21)

p value


Creatinine concentration after the surgery (mg/dl)

1.19

(0.7-2.6)

1.15

(1-1.31)

0.91


Positive surgical margin

9 (17,3%)

0

0.04


Mean number of lymph nodes dissected

20,2

19,6

0,83


Local relapse

2 (3.8%)

1 (4.7%)

0.85


Distant metastases after operation

5 (9.6%)

2 (9.4%)

0.37


Adjuvant chemotherapy

26 (50%)

3 (14,2%)

0,04


Postoperative complications

5 (9.6%)

0

0.14


Death (cancer-specific)

15 (28.8%)

2 (9.5%)

0.07


Follow-up (months)

60.5

(0-76)

83.6

(9-181)

0.09


Bryniarski et al. BMC Urology 2010 10:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2490-10-16

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