Table 2.

Frequency, types, and impact of modifications following review of surgical specimen in patients with and without recurrence after radical prostatectomy

Results after reviewPatients with recurrencePatients without recurrenceP
No modificationn = 145n = 314<0.0001
Modificationn = 47 (24%)n = 38 (11%)
Gleason score modificationsIncreased n = 12Increased n = 130.02
Decreased n = 2Decreased n = 16
TNM stage modificationsIncreased n = 3Increased n = 3
Decreased n = 0Decreased n = 6
Positive marginsn = 30n = 0
Adverse prognostic factors increasedn = 45n = 16<0.0001
Adverse prognostic factors decreasedn = 2n = 22