Accuracy in core biopsy of the prostate. An autopsy study.


In this autopsy study the predictive values of positive and negative tests of core biopsies of the prostate were investigated. Core biopsies, which were performed after evisceration, were compared with macroscopic and microscopic findings of the entire prostatic gland. Of 107 investigated patients, 100 contained prostatic tissue in the core biopsies. In 11… (More)