Combined perianal-intrarectal (PI) lidocaine-prilocaine (LP) cream and lidocaine-ketorolac gel provide better pain relief than combined PI LP cream and periprostatic nerve block during transrectal prostate biopsy.

@article{Cormio2012CombinedP,
  title={Combined perianal-intrarectal (PI) lidocaine-prilocaine (LP) cream and lidocaine-ketorolac gel provide better pain relief than combined PI LP cream and periprostatic nerve block during transrectal prostate biopsy.},
  author={Luigi Cormio and Vincenzo Pagliarulo and Fabrizio Lorusso and Oscar Selvaggio and Antonia Perrone and Francesca Sanguedolce and Pantaleo Bufo and Giuseppe Carrieri},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2012},
  volume={109 12},
  pages={1776-80}
}
UNLABELLED What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? Study Type - Harm Reduction RCT Level of Evidence 1b The combination of perianal-intrarectal lidocaine-prilocaine cream and periprostatic nerve block effectively counteracts probe and sampling related pain during transrectal prostate biopsy, but not pain due to periprostatic infiltration. The novel combination of lidocaine-prilocaine cream and lidocaine-ketorolac gel, both administered perianal-intrarectally, provides the same… CONTINUE READING

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