Complexed prostate specific antigen density is better than the other PSA derivatives for detection of prostate cancer in men with total PSA between 2.5 and 20 ng/ml: Results of a prospective multicenter study

Sozen S., Eskicorapci S., Kupelia B., Irkilata L., Altinel M., Ozer G., ...More

EUROPEAN UROLOGY, vol.47, no.3, pp.302-307, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eururo.2004.10.009
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.302-307
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: This prospective, multicenter study was initiated to evaluate the diagnostic performance of PSA, free/total PSA (f/tPSA) and complexed PSA (cPSA) with volume-based parameters for early detection of prostate cancer in patients with PSA between 2.5 and 20 ng/ml.