Morphometric evaluation of the human prostate.

  title={Morphometric evaluation of the human prostate.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Isabel Arenas and Eva Romo and Mar Royuela and Anna Matas Jos{\'e} Luis Raymond Mar Gonz{\'a}lez - Savignat Ad Ruiz and Benito Fraile and Manuel S{\'a}nchez-Chapado and Ricardo Alfaro Paniagua},
  journal={International journal of andrology},
  volume={24 1},
In order to clarify the ageing-related histological changes in the human prostate, a quantitative morphometric analysis was performed. Complete prostates were obtained at autopsy from 281 men (aged 20-84 years) who died in traffic accidents and presented no clinical symptoms of prostatic disease. The prostates were classified as: histologically normal (n=182), with nodular hyperplasia (n=42), with intraepithelial neoplasia (n=40) and carcinomatous with low Gleason grade (n=20). Each prostate… CONTINUE READING


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