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PSA Doubling Time (PSADT)

Purpose:

To determine the PSA doubling time (PSADT) for a patient.

Specialty:

Urology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

laboratory tests

ICD-10:

N40, N41, C61

Description:

The time it takes for the serum PSA to double (PSA doubling time, PSADT) can be helpful in monitoring a patient with prostate disease. The assumption is that the increase in PSA follows a positive exponential course.

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