Pattern of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) failure dictates the probability of a positive bone scan in patients with an increasing PSA after radical prostatectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bone and Bones
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • Trigger PSA, PSA velocity, and slope were associated with a positive BS. A highly discriminating nomogram can be used to select patients according to their risk for a positive scan. Omitting scans in low-risk patients could reduce substantially the number of scans ordered.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1850929

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2005.06.058

PubMed ID

  • 15774789

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1962

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 23

number

  • 9