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Table 4 Total serum PSA values before and after PAE (n = 84)

From: Prostatic arterial embolization for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to large (>80 mL) benign prostatic hyperplasia: results of midterm follow-up from Chinese population

  Values (ng/mL, Mean ± SD) Range PValues
Pre-PAE 4.0 ± 2.5 1.2-6.5 -
24 h 87.5 ± 45.0 30.0-145.0 <0.01
1 week 30.5 ± 20.0 9.5-57.0 <0.01
1-Month 4.2 ± 2.5 1.5-6.0 0.6
3-Month 3.7 ± 1.6 0.8-4.5 0.04
6-Month 3.1 ± 1.5 1.0-4.5 0.03
12-Month 3.9 ± 2.5 0.7-4.9 0.05
18-Month 4.1 ± 1.5 1.0-4.6 0.05
24-Month 3.7 ± 1.5 1.5-4.7 0.05
  1. PAE = prostaic arterial embolization, PSA = prostatic specific antigen.