Advances in Urology / 2009 / Article / Tab 3

Review Article

Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review

Table 3

LDR brachytherapy: clinical results for patients with high-risk prostate cancer treated with combined brachytherapy and androgen deprivation or external-beam radiation therapy.

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

Ellis et al. [21]239ASTRO47 MONTHS772.5
Dattoli et al. [44]243 0.2 ng/mL8.5 YEARS1381
Merrick et al. [45]204 0.4 ng/mL7 YEARS1086.6
Zelefsky et al. [22]192ASTRO63 MONTHS848
Khaksar et al. [25]43ASTRO45 MONTHS593
Guedea et al. [26]30ASTRO30 MONTHS381
Stock et al. [14]360ASTRO4.2 YEARS783
Copp et al. [46]93ASTRO54 MONTHS477
Potters et al. [28]418ASTRO82 MONTHS1263
Sharkey et al. [29]1707ASTRO1288
Joseph et al. [30]667ASTRO31 MONTHS852.6
Critz and Levinson [31]1469 0.2 ng/mL6 YEARS1061
Battermann et al. [33]114ASTRO48 MONTHS554
Sylvester et al. [35]772 PSA rises63 MONTHS1047
Koutrouvelis et al. [41]280ASTRO4 .5 YEARS581
Kwok et al. [36]28ASTRO7 YEARS524

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