Screening and diagnosis of prostate cancer in patients with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: Consensus from an expert panel - Abstract

Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Screening for prostate cancer after restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis can be challenging. Diagnostic biopsy for an elevated level of prostate-specific antigen may present difficulties as well. No guidelines have been issued regarding the value and accuracy of digital examination and the best route to obtain prostate biopsy specimens. A screening and diagnostic algorithm for prostate cancer was developed by an expert consensus panel.

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Shen B, Angermeier KW, Remzi FH, Katz S.   Are you the author?

Reference: Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Feb;106(2):186-9.
doi: 10.1038/ajg.2010.300

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 21301448 Prostate Cancer Section