Print Issue: July 01, 2009

PSADT Predicts Mortality

Among men who experience PSA recurrence following radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer, a PSA doubling time (PSADT) of less than nine months at the time of recurrence is associated with a significantly increased risk of death, according to a study.

Developing World Has a Higher PD Rate

The use of peritoneal dialysis (PD) is increasing at a faster rate in developing than in developed countries, according to what Canadian researchers say is the first comprehensive assessment of PD worldwide.

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