Table 2: Histological data for the resected BPH tissue.

Control groupDutasteride group value

Artery/arteriole density (counts/mm2) 0.0328
Vein/venule density (counts/mm2) 0.0025
CD31-positive vessel density (counts/mm2) 0.5914
Glandular density (counts/mm2) 0.9611
Artery/arteriole area relative to the whole area (%) 0.0563
Vein/venule area relative to the whole area (%) 0.0084
Glandular area relative to the whole area (%) 0.6256
CD31-positive vessel area relative to the whole area (%) 0.8836

Values are expressed as the mean ± SD. values are from the Mann-Whitney test.