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ISRN Oncology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 584672, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/584672
Clinical Study

Impact of Real-Time Elastography versus Systematic Prostate Biopsy Method on Cancer Detection Rate in Men with a Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen between 2.5 and 10 ng/mL

1Department of Urology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Via Manzoni 56, Rozzano, 20089 Milan, Italy
2Service of Echography, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Via Manzoni 56, Rozzano, 20089 Milan, Italy
3Department of Pathology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Via Manzoni 56, Rozzano, 20089 Milan, Italy
4Service of Statistics, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Via Manzoni 56, Rozzano, 20089 Milan, Italy
5Laboratory of Molecular Gastroenterology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Via Manzoni 56, Rozzano, 20089 Milan, Italy

Received 29 November 2012; Accepted 24 December 2012

Academic Editors: L.-M. Sun and K. van Golen

Copyright © 2013 Gianluigi Taverna et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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