Comparison of urologist reimbursement for managing patients with low-risk prostate cancer by active surveillance versus total prostatectomy

@article{Manoharan2010ComparisonOU,
  title={Comparison of urologist reimbursement for managing patients with low-risk prostate cancer by active surveillance versus total prostatectomy},
  author={Murugesan Manoharan and Ahmed Eldefrawy and Devendar Katkoori and Elie Antebi and Mark S. Soloway},
  journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={307-310}
}
Active surveillance (AS) is an alternative to total prostatectomy (TP) in managing low-risk prostate cancer (PC). Our aim is to compare urologist reimbursement for managing low-risk PC by AS or TP. The urologist's reimbursement for TP includes the fee for the procedure and follow-up visits. For AS, our protocol involves digital rectal examination (DRE) and… CONTINUE READING