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Follow-up of men with elevated prostate-specific antigen and one set of benign biopsies at prostate cancer screening.

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OBJECTIVE: To study the follow-up of men with elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) (>3 ng/ml) after one benign set of sextant biopsies. From the Göteborg branch of the European Randomised Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC). METHOD: 456 men with one set of benign sextant biopsies were followed every second year for 4 years with PSA determinations. In cases of elevated PSA, transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided sextant biopsies were suggested. Digital rectal examination (DRE)...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Journal:
European urology
Volume:
43
Issue:
4
Pages:
327-332
Publication date:
2003-04-01
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EISSN:
1873-7560
ISSN:
0302-2838
Source identifiers:
366013
Language:
English
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pubs:366013
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uuid:57113d78-d275-4395-92b8-28b14b6f2f1d
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pubs:366013
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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