Prostate volume reduction with androgen deprivation therapy before interstitial brachytherapy.

@article{Kucway2002ProstateVR,
  title={Prostate volume reduction with androgen deprivation therapy before interstitial brachytherapy.},
  author={R Kucway and Frank A. Vicini and Raywin Huang and Jannifer S. Stromberg and Jos{\'e} Gonz{\'a}lez and Alvaro Martinez},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2002},
  volume={167 6},
  pages={
          2443-7
        }
}
PURPOSE We assessed the degree of prostate downsizing using androgen deprivation, and determined its relation to clinical and pathological variables. MATERIALS AND METHODS From June 1994 to January 2000, 107 patients with prostate cancer received androgen deprivation before interstitial brachytherapy at our hospital. All charts were reviewed for clinical, pathological and treatment related variables. Prostate volume was measured using transrectal ultrasound. All variables were analyzed with… CONTINUE READING

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