Effect of repeat prostate biopsies on functional outcomes after radical prostatectomy.


PURPOSE Growing acceptance of active surveillance (AS) results in a relevant number of patients who will undergo radical prostatectomy (RP) after multiple biopsy sessions (Bx) due to cancer progression. The effect of repeat Bx on functional outcomes after RP remains controversial. METHODS Overall, 11,140 patients who underwent RP from 2007 to 2015 were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2017.11.016