PSA density

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PSA density

The relationship of the prostate specific antigen level to the size and weight (volume) of the prostate.

PSA density

Prostate-specific antigen density. A triggering factor for assessing PSA levels, by factoring transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS) into the decision to refer a patient for a prostate biopsy. While PSAD reduces biopsies, ultrasonographers may under- or over-read the images.
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Grup 1 ve Grup 2'nin yas, prostat volumu, PSAD ve 17TPSA degerlerinin karsilastirilmasi Grup 1 Grup 2 P degeri Yas 65[+ or -]8.
Yas gruplarina gore siniflandirilmis prostat kanserli olgular PSA, PSAD, Gleason skoru, pozitif kor yuzdesi, ortalama maksimum kanser yuzdesi ve perinoral invazyon acisindan karsilastirildi.
Prostat kanserli olgularda yasla birlikte total PSA, PSAD, Gleason skoru, pozitif kor yuzdesi, ortalama maksimum kanser yuzdesi ve perinoral invazyonun anlamli oranda arttigi saptandi (p<0.
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Measuring the PSAD for the transition zone only may also be used, as the transition zone usually accounts for the PSA production by the BPH component.