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Equation of Hekal for Adjusting the Serum PSA for Age and Body Mass Index (BMI)

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

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Description:

Hekal and Ibrahiem developed an equation for adjusting the serum PSA for the patient's age and body mass index (BMI). This can help to detect early prostate cancer in middle age obese patients who might otherwise be missed. The authors are from Mansoura University in Egypt.

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