volume 39, issue 5, P649-656 2013
DOI: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2013.05.06
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Alberto A. Antunes, Sabrina T. Reis, Katia R. Leite et al.

Abstract: Purpose: The discovery of new diagnostic tools for the diagnosis of prostate cancer (PCa) has become an important field of research. In this study, we analyzed the diagnostic value of the expression of the pepsinogen C (PGC) and prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) genes in tissue samples obtained from prostate biopsies. Materials and Methods: This study was comprised of 51 consecutive patients who underwent transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsies between January 2010 and March 2010. The b…

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