Table 4

Comparison of cytologic findings with final pathology

Cytologic diagnosis#


Biopsy results

Negative *

(N = 103)

Atypical*

(N = 74)

Suspicious/Positive

(N = 5)


Positive for cancer

(N = 17)

2

11

5


Negative for cancer

(N = 70)

47

23

0


# most adverse cytologic result per patient

*not all patients underwent bladder biopsy.

Nakamura et al. BMC Urology 2009 9:12   doi:10.1186/1471-2490-9-12

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