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The diagnostic value of abdominal ultrasound, urine cytology and prostate-specific antigen testing in the lower urinary tract symptoms clinic.

Abstract:

INTRODUCTION: Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) affect 18-26% of men aged 40-79 years, many of whom present with a fear of having cancer. Current guidelines for the assessment of LUTS focus mainly upon benign prostatic hypertrophy. It has been our practice to perform an abdominal ultrasound scan (USS), a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test and urine cytology during the assessment of males presenting with LUTS to investigate the alternative potentially life-threatening causes for LUT...

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Journal:
International journal of clinical practice
Volume:
63
Issue:
12
Pages:
1734-1738
Publication date:
2009-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1742-1241
ISSN:
1368-5031
URN:
uuid:2a389952-d9ca-420d-8ffc-25d667aac87a
Source identifiers:
366564
Local pid:
pubs:366564

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