[Early detection of prostate carcinoma. What diagnosis is of value when?].

Early detection of carcinoma of the prostate is based on digital rectal examination of the gland (DRE), transrectal ultrasonic exploration of the gland (TRUS) and determination of the prostate specific antigen (PSA) in the serum. The sensitivity of DRE along, but also in conjunction with TRUS is inadequate for early detection. Furthermore, two-thirds of all… CONTINUE READING