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Table 4 Pathological and specimen data.

From: Biobanking after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy: a quality assessment of providing prostate tissue for RNA studies

Variable n Mean or % (SD)
Intraoperative time 49 43 min (18)
Collection time 49 31 min (17)
Processing time 49 45 min (16)
Total WIT 49 120 min (30)
Prostate volume 137 51 ml (28)
Gleason sum   
< 7 21 15%
7 105 77%
> 7 11 8%
Positive margin rate % 22 16%
Pathological stage   
T2 97 72%
≥ T3 38 28%
Storage time, months 52 8.7 months (7.3)
RNA concentration 142 692 ng/μl(441)
Sample RIN   
Stromal 47 4.91 (1.67)
Epithelial 139 7.25 (1.64)
Benign 112 5.98 (1.91)
Malignant 74 7.70 (1.45)