Incidence and clinical significance of false-negative sextant prostate biopsies.

PURPOSE Since most patients do not undergo repeat sextant prostate biopsies after a biopsy is positive for prostate cancer, the true incidence of false-negative biopsies is not well defined. We assess the incidence and clinical significance of false-negative sextant prostate biopsies in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A… (More)