Gleason score at the margin can predict biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy, in addition to preoperative PSA and surgical margin status


ÖZKANLI S. Ş. , Zemheri I. E. , Yıldırım A. , Gur H. D. , BALBAY M. D. , Şenol S., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.44, no.3, pp.397-403, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1303-128
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.397-403

Abstract

Background/aim: To evaluate the relation between biochemical recurrence (BCR) of prostate cancer and the extent of positive surgical margins (PSMs), Gleason score (GS) of the tumor at the margins, and preoperative prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels.