Outcome of prostate cancer patients with initial PSA> or =20 ng/ml undergoing radical prostatectomy.


OBJECTIVES To retrospectively assess the outcome of patients with initial PSA of 20 ng/ml or higher undergoing radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer (pCA). METHODS Between January 1986 and June 2005, 275 patients with preoperative PSA> or =20 ng/ml underwent RP for pCA at our institution. Overall, disease-specific and biochemical progression-free… (More)