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Table 3 Follow-up data including PSA, biopsy results, and functional outcome

From: Focal therapy using magnetic resonance image-guided focused ultrasound in patients with localized prostate cancer

  Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3
Follow-up duration (months) 24 12 12
6-month 16-sector biopsy results Negative (at 6 and 24 months) Negative Left posterior medial apex (10 %, 2 mm)
IPSS (baseline) 2 20 2
1 month post therapy 3 12 4
3 months post therapy 1 7 5
6 months post therapy 1 13 3
9 months post therapy 1 13 9
12 months post therapy 2 16 5
18 months post therapy 2   
IIEF (baseline) (erectile function domain/total) 30 (75) 29 (66) 30 (69)
3 months post therapy 30 (73) 30 (73) 29 (65)
6 months post therapy 30 (73) 28 (66) 30 (66)
9 months post therapy 29 (74) 30 (71) 30 (68)
12 months post therapy 30 (75) 27 (62) 30 (65)
18 months post therapy 30 (75)