Extended Lab are part of the Ned app that displays the Free PSA and Testosterone test results. Free PSA plays a very important part in the diagnosis of prostate cancer. It helps doctors differentiate between prostate cancer and other prostate related illnesses.
Testosterone results are vital for patients who go through chemical castration. The purpose of showing the test results is to help them keep track of their testosterone levels.
The level of PSA in the blood considered normal or abnormal changes quite often. As such there are times where certain results might not fit within the graphs parameters. In this case the the value is displayed above the graph to show that it isn’t part of the normal trend. Showing it to the patient keeps them aware and allows them to discuss it with their clinicians.
Amended results are test results that have been checked for a second time to verify their accuracy. In most cases that test result remains the same, however, there is a chance for the result to change. Most test go through the process soon after the initial test has been completed.
Once a test result has gone through the amended process an asterisk appears beside it. To educate the patient, a small paragraph appears at the bottom of the results to explain what it means.
The green flag is an indicator for the patient’s past surgeries, biopsies, and/or other procedures. By tapping it the patient can see when it happened, and what procedure they went through.