Urological Research

, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 120–121 | Cite as

Control of hormonal treatment of carcinoma of the prostate

  • J. Frick


Hormone therapy still has a central role in the treatment of carcinoma of the prostate. The present study is concerned with the possibility of controlling the administration of hormones by estimation of plasma testosterone and LH levels. Plasma testosterone levels were determined by a new modification of competitive protein binding method, and LH by a conventional radioimmunoassay.

Key words

Carcinoma of prostate plasma testosterone levels plasma LH levels Silastic implants of ethinyl estradiol 


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© Springer-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Frick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity Medical SchoolInnsbruckAustria

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