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Table 1 Published hazard ratios (HR) for positive surgical margins in nephron-sparing surgery

From: Positive surgical margins in nephron-sparing surgery: risk factors and therapeutic consequences

Reference number Number of cases HR (recurrence) HR (OS) HR (CSS)
[5] PSM: 22 Not reported Not reported Not significant
NSM: 100
[68] PSM: 14 Not reported Not reported 3.45 (95% CI: 1.79-6.67)
NSM: 1787  
[67] PSM: 13 Not reported Not reported 2.08 (95% CI: 0.84-5.17)
NSM: 155  
[59] PSM: 71 Not reported 1.1 (95% CI: 0.66-1.94) Not significant
NSM: 587  
[66] PSM: 21 18.4 (95% CI: 2.27-110.8) Not reported Not reported
NSM: 922  
[57] PSM: 77 1 (95% CI: 0.23-4.3) Not reported Not reported
NSM: 1313  
[35] PSM: 12 11.5 (95% CI: 4.66-45.1) Not reported Not reported
NSM: 768  
[56] PSM: 101 Not significant Not significant Not significant
  NSM: 102    
  1. CI, confidence interval; CSS, cancer-specific survival; HR, hazard ratio; NSM, negative surgical margins; OS, overall survival; PSM, positive surgical margins.