A Urine-Based Biomarker for Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome

A Retrospective Multi-Center Study

Weining Liang; Zhigang Wu; Guowei Zhang; Weikang Chen; Xiangnong Hu; Jianjun Yang; Jie Meng; Yan Zeng; Hongjun Li; Xuejun Shang


Transl Androl Urol. 2020;9(5):2218-2226. 

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Our study proved a correlation between the increase of PSEP level and NIH-CPSI scores. In the meantime, the correlation was found between the PSEP level and EPS indexes. These findings highlight the potential of PSEP is a practical indicator of the symptomatic progression of CP/CPPS. Applications of PSEP assay may guide drug discovery and lead to better treatment to improve the patient's quality of life.