Serum Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate Usage for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer in Men with Serum Prostate Specific Antigen Level between 2.5 and 4.0 ng/ml: A Pilot Study


Aslan Y., Tekdogan U., Tuncel A., Uzun M. B. , KARABULUT E., Atan A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.38, no.5, pp.399-404, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.399-404
  • Keywords: Prostate cancer, prostate specific antigen, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, DIGITAL RECTAL EXAMINATION, PSA DENSITY, BENIGN, RANGE, ULTRASONOGRAPHY, DECREASES, BIOPSY, RATIO

Abstract

Aims: We prospectively evaluated the diagnostic value of serum prostate specific antigen (PSA)-based diagnostic parameters and serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) level for early detection of prostate cancer in patients with serum PSA level between 2.5 and 4 ng/ml.