Research Article| Volume 13, ISSUE 1, P279-286, March 1993

Laboratory Assessment of Prostate Status

  • Saito Yutaka
    Address reprint requests to: Yutaka Saito, MD, Department of Urology, Nagasaki University, School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan.
    From the Department of Urology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
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      Prostate acid phosphatase and prostate specific antigen are common tests used to assess the status of the prostate. Combining these assays increases the sensitivity of detection of carcinoma. These tests not only aid diagnosis but offer a better means to follow up patients.
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