Histopathology reporting of prostate needle biopsies. 2005 update

  title={Histopathology reporting of prostate needle biopsies. 2005 update},
  author={Rodolfo Montironi and Remigio Vela Navarrete and Antonio Lopez-Beltran and Roberta Mazzucchelli and Gregor Mikuz and Aldo Vittorio Bono},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
This report reviews the diagnostic and prognostic importance of the pathologic findings in prostate needle biopsies. The morphological findings of the needle biopsy may be placed into one of the following five categories: prostate cancer, atypical small acinar proliferation, high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia, inflammation, and benign prostatic tissue. While the prime goal of the biopsy is to diagnose prostatic adenocarcinoma, once carcinoma is detected, further descriptive… CONTINUE READING


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