Table 1.

Association of clinicopathologic variables with the TMPRSS2:ERG fusion

VariableTMPRSS2:ERG fusion according to FISH
P
No fusionFusion
Prostatectomy specimen, n (%)100 (67)50 (33)
Hormone-refractory tumors, n (%)48 (63)28 (37)0.658*
Prostatectomy specimens
    Gleason score, n (%)
        <735 (63)21 (37)
        753 (70)22 (30)
        >710 (63)6 (37)0.576*
    pT stage, n (%)
        pT266 (67)33 (33)
        pT334 (67)17 (33)1.000*
    PSA (mean ± SD)17.15 ± 13.9711.78 ± 6.560.100
    Ki-67 (mean ± SD)7.19 ± 7.386.43 ± 4.650.773
    Age (mean ± SD)62.3 ± 5.1064.0 ± 4.540.045
  • * χ2 test.

  • Mann-Whitney U test.

  • Student's t test.