Prostate Health Index density improves detection of clinically significant prostate cancer.
Department of Urology, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA.
Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
- Published Article
British Journal of Urology
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Based on the present prospective single-centre experience, PHI density could be used to avoid 38% of unnecessary biopsies, while failing to detect only 2% of clinically significant cancers.
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