Correlation between prostate size estimated by digital rectal examination and measured by transrectal ultrasound.

@article{Roehrborn1997CorrelationBP,
  title={Correlation between prostate size estimated by digital rectal examination and measured by transrectal ultrasound.},
  author={Claus G. Roehrborn and Cynthia J. Girman and Thomas Rhodes and Karen A Hanson and Gerald Nicholas Collins and S M Sech and Steven J. Jacobsen and W M Garraway and Michael M. Lieber},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1997},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={548-57}
}
OBJECTIVES To correlate prostate size estimates performed by single or multiple examiners through digital rectal examination (DRE) with volume measured by transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) and to propose measures for predicting prostate volume using DRE estimates in clinical settings. METHODS Data from four sources were analyzed: (1) the Olmsted County community study of 397 patients examined by a single urology nurse, with TRUS measurements done by multiple examiners; (2) a community study in… CONTINUE READING