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Table 1 Clinicopathological parameters of normal and bladder Cancer FFPE samples

From: Promoter hypermethylation of tumor suppressor genes correlates with tumor grade and invasiveness in patients with urothelial bladder cancer

Parameter Low grade urothelial cancer High grade urothelial cancer Normal bladder mucosa
Number of patients 43 33 10
Males 37(86%) 26(78%) 05
Females 06(14%) 07(21%) 05
Median (Inter-quartile range) 64(50-73) 61(53-68) 49(40-59)
Pathologic stage    
  pTa-pT1 43   
  ≥pT2   33  
  1. (pTa: Non-invasive papillary carcinoma, pT1: Tumor invades sub epithelial connective tissue, pT2: Tumor invades muscle, pT3: Tumor invades perivesical tissue, pT4: Tumor invades any of the following: prostate, uterus, vagina, pelvic wall, abdominal wall).