Table 3

Baseline, 4 months and 9 months post prostate partial gland cryoablation quality-of-life outcomes

EPIC-CP, n (%)Baseline4 months post-PGC9 months post-PGCP value
Overall urinary function
 No problem22 (52.38)19 (57.58)13 (59.09)
 Very small problem4 (9.52)8 (24.24)2 (9.09)
 Small problem8 (40)4 (12.12)6 (27.27)
 Moderate problem6 (14.29)1 (3.03)1 (4.55)
 Big problem2 (4.76)1 (3.03)0 (0.00)
Incontinence symptom score, mean (SD)0.71 (1.37)1.17 (1.56)1.21 (1.72)0.20/0.23*
Sexual function score, mean (SD)3.41 (3.32)4.84 (3.55)3.83 (3.76)0.08/0.67*
  • *Baseline vs 4 months PGC and 9 months PGC, respectively.

  • EPIC-CP, Expanded Prostate Cancer Index-Clinical Practice; PGC, partial gland cryoablation.