Prostate biopsy is now one of the most common procedures performed by urologists. This book presents all topics related to the diagnosis of prostate cancer, including risk factor assessment, indications for biopsy, techniques, complications, and emerging technologies in the science. It also covers such important topics in prostate biopsy as PSA, pain prevention, prediction models, and biopsy techniques. The bookas contributors include those who have defined the science of prostate cancer diagnosis and continue to improve upon it. These internationally acclaimed specialists provide their expert opinions on all topics related to prostate cancer diagnosis.Appropriate assessment of predictive accuracy requires the use of test sets. These can be derived from the original cohort. However, such approach results in fewer observations that can be used for learning and validation. Alternativelyanbsp;...
|Author||:||J Stephen Jones|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-12-29|