PSA bounce after permanent implant prostate brachytherapy may mimic a biochemical failure: a study of 295 patients with a minimum 3-year followup.

@article{Toledano2006PSABA,
  title={PSA bounce after permanent implant prostate brachytherapy may mimic a biochemical failure: a study of 295 patients with a minimum 3-year followup.},
  author={Alain H Toledano and Laurent Chauveinc and T. A. Flam and Nicolas Thiounn and Suzette Solignac and Michel Timbert and Jean-Claude Rosenwald and J M Cosset},
  journal={Brachytherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={122-6}
}
PURPOSE To assess the frequency and features of the PSA bounce phenomenon in a series of patients treated with permanent implant brachytherapy for prostate cancer, and to evaluate the percentage of cases in which this bounce could have mimicked a biochemical relapse according to the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology consensus criteria… CONTINUE READING