Biopsy

Renal Function at Biopsy Is Key

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The best predictor of outcome in patients with lupus nephritis is kidney function at the time of renal biopsy, supporting the need for early diagnosis and treatment, researchers reported here at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting.

Lower PSA Biopsy Cutoff Supported

African-American (AA) men with nonpalpable prostate cancer have greater cancer volumes and higher prostatectomy Gleason scores than white men with similar PSA levels at the time of biopsy, according to a study.

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