Repeat biopsy strategies for men with atypical diagnoses on initial prostate needle biopsy.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES To evaluate trends in prostate sampling and the efficacy of different sampling methods to detect prostate cancer in subsequent biopsies after an initial "atypical" biopsy. METHODS We searched Dianon Systems from March 1994 to June 1996 for cases with an initial atypical diagnosis on biopsy and that had repeat biopsies. The files of Dianon and… (More)

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