[Use of intrarectal lidocaine gel in ultrasound-guided transrectal biopsies of the prostate].

OBJECTIVE To know in a quantitative manner the degree of discomfort and pain of the biopsies of the prostate and to evaluate the effectiveness of the transrectal lidocaine. MATERIAL AND METHOD We performed 140 transrectal biopsies of the prostate, Patients were included on a random basis into two arms: one of them received intrarectal lidocaine, 20 mg… CONTINUE READING