Measuring PSA forms may lower number of biopsies

Article

Baltimore-For patients with total PSA levels in the range of 2.5 to 4.0 ng/mL, measuring the proportion of precursor forms of PSA (pPSA) relative to free PSA (fPSA) may significantly lower the number of unnecessary biopsies compared with measuring percent-free PSA (%fPSA) alone, a new study suggests.

Recent Videos
Jacqueline Zillioux, MD, answers a question during a Zoom video interview
DNA molecules | Image Credit: © vitstudio - stock.adobe.com
Tony Abraham, DO, MPA, a nuclear radiologist
Kelly L. Stratton, MD, FACS, answers a question during a Zoom video interview
Blur image of hospital corridor | Image Credit: © whyframeshot - stock.adobe.com
Related Content
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.