The influence of ejaculation on serum levels of prostate specific antigen.

@article{Heidenreich1997TheIO,
  title={The influence of ejaculation on serum levels of prostate specific antigen.},
  author={Axel Heidenreich and Roland Vorreuther and Susanne Neubauer and Jens Westphal and Udo Engelmann and Judd W. Moul},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1997},
  volume={157 1},
  pages={209-11}
}
PURPOSE While prostatic manipulation and surgery have been shown to increase serum prostate specific antigen (PSA), the influence of ejaculation on serum PSA remains controversial. We examined the effect of ejaculation on serum PSA levels. MATERIALS AND METHODS We evaluated 100 men 25 to 35 years old with no history of surgery or inflammatory disease of the urogenital tract. Serum PSA was evaluated 1 and 24 hours after ejaculation, and serum testosterone and seminal fluid PSA levels were… CONTINUE READING

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