Determination of prostate volume by transrectal ultrasound.

  title={Determination of prostate volume by transrectal ultrasound.},
  author={Martha K. Terris and Thomas A. Stamey},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={145 5},
Estimation of prostate gland volume with transrectal ultrasound may provide important information in the evaluation of benign and malignant prostatic diseases. To determine the most accurate means of volume estimation 150 patients underwent transrectal ultrasound with 15 separate methods of volume estimation. All patients underwent subsequent radical prostatectomy or cystoprostatectomy. Prostate specimen weights were compared with the results of each volume estimation method. Step-section… CONTINUE READING


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