A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Prostate Health Index and 4-Kallikrein Panel Score in Predicting Overall and High-grade Prostate Cancer.

@article{Russo2017ASR,
  title={A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Prostate Health Index and 4-Kallikrein Panel Score in Predicting Overall and High-grade Prostate Cancer.},
  author={Giorgio Ivan Russo and Federica Regis and Tommaso Castelli and Vincenzo Favilla and Salvatore Privitera and Raimondo Giardina and Sebastiano Cimino and Giuseppe Morgia},
  journal={Clinical genitourinary cancer},
  year={2017},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={429-439.e1}
}
Markers for prostate cancer (PCa) have progressed over recent years. In particular, the prostate health index (PHI) and the 4-kallikrein (4K) panel have been demonstrated to improve the diagnosis of PCa. We aimed to review the diagnostic accuracy of PHI and the 4K panel for PCa detection. We performed a systematic literature search of PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane, and Academic One File databases until July 2016. We included diagnostic accuracy studies that used PHI or 4K panel for the diagnosis of… CONTINUE READING