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Indications for a second prostate biopsy in patients suspected with prostate cancer after an initial negative prostate biopsy.

Authors
  • Lee, Kwang Suk1
  • Koo, Kyo Chul1
  • Cho, Kang Su1
  • Lee, Seung Hwan2
  • Han, Woong Kyu2
  • Choi, Young Deuk2
  • Hong, Sung Joon2
  • Park, Sang Un3
  • Lee, Suk Young3
  • Ko, Woo Jin3
  • Kim, Young Sig3
  • Chung, Byung Ha1
  • 1 Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 2 Department of Urology, Sinchon Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 3 Department of Urology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, South Korea. , (North Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Prostate international
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2017
Volume
5
Issue
1
Pages
24–28
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.prnil.2016.12.002
PMID: 28352620
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The indications for a second prostate biopsy are a low prostate volume and a high number of increases in the PSA level among patients with a PSA decrease at the first follow-up and a low prostate volume and a high number of biopsy cores among patients with a PSA increase at the first follow-up.

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