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Seasonal variation in prostate-specific antigen levels: a large cross-sectional study of men in the UK.

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OBJECTIVE: • To assess whether a seasonal change in prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels can be detected in men recruited to a large clinical trial. PATIENTS AND METHODS: • A total of 66 969 men aged 50-69 years were drawn from a large study conducted at general practices across the UK between 2002 and 2007. • Trigonometric algorithms and regression methods were used to assess the relationship between the time of year and serum PSA and blood pressure measurements. • We obtained local daily ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
BJU international
Volume:
108
Issue:
9
Pages:
1409-1414
Publication date:
2011-11-05
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EISSN:
1464-410X
ISSN:
1464-4096
URN:
uuid:a4060cda-9254-47a1-9d3e-152a5447c64f
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131125
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pubs:131125

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