Prostate tissue stiffness as measured with a resonance sensor system: a study on silicone and human prostate tissue in vitro

@article{Phipps2006ProstateTS,
  title={Prostate tissue stiffness as measured with a resonance sensor system: a study on silicone and human prostate tissue in vitro},
  author={Simon Phipps},
  journal={Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing},
  year={2006},
  volume={44},
  pages={941-943}
}
Prostate cancer (PCa) is a growing public health problem. The most recent estimates of the global incidence of PCa indicate that it is the third most common male cancer worldwide, accounting for about 10% of all cancer cases [10]. Although more common in the elderly, it occurs in men from middle age onwards, and presents a number of management dilemmas to the urologist. Prostate cancer is usually diagnosed using a combination of digital rectal examination of the prostate, serum prostate… CONTINUE READING
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Prostate tissue stiffness as measured with a resonance sensor system: a study on silicone and human prostate tissue in vitro

  • V Jalkanen, BM Andersson, A Bergh, B Ljungberg, OA Lindahl
  • Med Biol Eng Comput
  • 2006
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