Table 6

Positive predictive value of PSA > 4 ng/dL
Comparison groups Method 1 Method 2
PC Cases/Total biopsies 616/1,378 284/1,378
Positive Predictive Value 44.70% 20.60%

Method 1: PC (all stages) vs. non-cancerous conditions (PIN, BPH, prostatitis).

Method 2: PC (stage II, III, IV) vs. other (stage I PC, PIN, BPH, prostatitis).

Hill et al.

Hill et al. BMC Urology 2013 13:6   doi:10.1186/1471-2490-13-6

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