Prostate-specific antigen increase during dutasteride to indicate the need for prostate biopsy: influence of prostatic inflammation.

@article{Sciarra2017ProstatespecificAI,
  title={Prostate-specific antigen increase during dutasteride to indicate the need for prostate biopsy: influence of prostatic inflammation.},
  author={Alessandro Sciarra and Martina Maggi and Andrea Fasulo and Stefano Salciccia and Vincenzo Gentile and Susanna Cattarino and Alessandro Gentilucci},
  journal={Urologia},
  year={2017},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={158-164}
}
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to analyze the significance of an increase in total prostate-specific antigen (PSA) serum levels despite dutasteride treatment as a predictor of prostate cancer (PC) at biopsy. We focused our attention on the rate of the first PSA increase and on the influence of prostatic inflammation. METHODS From 2011 to 2016, 365… CONTINUE READING