Serum prostate-specific antigen in a community-based population of healthy Japanese men: lower values than for similarly aged white men.

@article{Oesterling1995SerumPA,
  title={Serum prostate-specific antigen in a community-based population of healthy Japanese men: lower values than for similarly aged white men.},
  author={Joseph E. Oesterling and Yoshiaki Kumamoto and Taiji Tsukamoto and Cynthia J. Girman and Harry A. Guess and Naoya Masumori and Steven J. Jacobsen and Michael M. Lieber},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  year={1995},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={347-53}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the age-specific reference ranges for serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) concentration generated for white men are applicable to other races. PATIENTS AND METHODS Three-hundred and thirty-five healthy Japanese men, aged 40-79 years, residing in the small fishing village of Shimamaki-mura, Japan, agreed to enter this prospective, community-based study. All underwent a detailed clinical evaluation that included a serum PSA determination, a digital rectal… CONTINUE READING

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