A meta-analysis of the performance characteristics of the free prostate-specific antigen test.

@article{Lee2006AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of the performance characteristics of the free prostate-specific antigen test.},
  author={Richard Lee and A. Russell Localio and Katrina Armstrong and Stanley Bruce Malkowicz and Jerome Sanford Schwartz},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2006},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={762-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To conduct a meta-analysis of the diagnostic performance of the percent free prostate-specific antigen (%fPSA) test in determining prostate cancer status and to assess its value in helping to decide whether to biopsy the prostate. METHODS Articles identified through a MEDLINE search were included if they presented adequate original primary data to calculate a receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve in subjects possessing histopathologically verified diagnoses. Articles… CONTINUE READING