Safety and Efficacy of Combined Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Needle Biopsy and Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

@inproceedings{Cho2010SafetyAE,
  title={Safety and Efficacy of Combined Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Needle Biopsy and Transurethral Resection of the Prostate},
  author={Jeong Man Cho and Seung Lee and Jung Yoon Kang and Tag Keun Yoo},
  booktitle={Korean journal of urology},
  year={2010}
}
PURPOSE This study was conducted to examine whether simultaneous transrectal prostate needle biopsy (TPNB) owing to an increase in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels is safe and effective in patients who are scheduled for transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). MATERIALS AND METHODS Combined TPNB and TURP was performed in a total of 42 patients aged 60 years and older who had gray-zone PSA values (4-10 ng/ml) and PSA density (PSAD) values of… CONTINUE READING