Advances in Urology / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review

Table 2

LDR brachytherapy: clinical results for patients with intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

Author Number of patients PSA relapse Definition Median followup Years after diagnosis % of biochimical free reccurence

Ellis et al. [21]239ASTRO47 MONTHS787
Zelefsky et al. [22]47ASTRO63 MONTHS589
Zelefsky et al. [23]960ASTRO63 MONTHS870
Khaksar et al. [25]111ASTRO45 MONTHS589
Guedea et al. [26]119ASTRO30 MONTHS388
Stock et al. [14]318ASTRO4.2 YEARS1089.5
Potters et al. [28]554ASTRO96 MONTHS1278
Sharkey et al. [29]1707ASTRO1289
Joseph et al. [30]667ASTRO31 MONTHS873.9
Critz and Levinson [31]1469 0.2 ng/mL6 YEARS1080
Battermann et al. [33]114ASTRO48 MONTHS575
Sylvester et al. [35]922 PSA rises63 MONTHS1077
Koutrouvelis et al. [41]68ASTRO4 YEARS595
Kwok et al. [36]33ASTRO7 YEARS563
Merrick et al. [40]273ASTRO4.7 YEARS894.8

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