'Multimodal' approach to management of prostate biopsy pain and effects on sexual function: efficacy of levobupivacaine adjuvant to diclofenac sodium - a prospective randomized trial.

@article{Aktoz2010MultimodalAT,
  title={'Multimodal' approach to management of prostate biopsy pain and effects on sexual function: efficacy of levobupivacaine adjuvant to diclofenac sodium - a prospective randomized trial.},
  author={Tevfik Aktoz and Mustafa Kaplan and Uygun Turan and Dilek Memiş and Irfan Huseyin Atakan and Osman Inci},
  journal={Andrologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={35-40}
}
We assessed the analgesic efficacy of levobupivacaine when administered as an adjuvant to diclofenac sodium in prostate biopsy pain management and effects of prostate biopsy on sexual function. Ninety patients underwent transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided biopsy of the prostate and were randomly assigned to three groups: group D received diclofenac sodium suppository; Group L received periprostatic injection of levobupivacaine; group DL received diclofenac suppository and levobupivacaine in… CONTINUE READING