Table 2: Median DNA (range) from 18- versus 20-gauge needle samples from normal and tumor tissues obtained from the kidney, lung, and liver.

18G biopsy (ng DNA)20G biopsy (ng DNA) value (18G vs. 20G)

Any organ
 Normal4350 (1730, 13040)1970 (700, 5620)<0.001
 Tumor5880 (1060, 13390)2710 (370, 6280)<0.001
Kidney
 Normal4150 (1930, 11890)1360 (700, 3870)<0.001
 Tumor3170 (1180, 13390)1450 (370, 4600)<0.001
value (normal vs. tumor)1.000.890
Lung
 Normal3240 (1740, 13040)1720 (760, 3520)<0.001
 Tumor6910 (3070, 12570)3350 (1110, 6280)<0.001
value (normal vs. tumor)<0.001<0.001
Liver
 Normal6050 (3790, 9740)2480 (1890, 5620)<0.001
 Tumor6190 (1060, 11530)2630 (480, 5160)<0.001
value (normal vs. tumor)0.8040.847