Systematic development of clinical practice guidelines for prostate biopsies: a 3-year Italian project.

@article{Bertaccini2007SystematicDO,
  title={Systematic development of clinical practice guidelines for prostate biopsies: a 3-year Italian project.},
  author={Alessandro Bertaccini and Andrea Fandella and Tommaso Prayer-Galetti and Vincenzo Scattoni and Andrea Benedetto Galosi and Vincenzo Ficarra and Carlo Trombetta and Massimo Gion and Giuseppe Martorana},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 1B},
  pages={659-66}
}
BACKGROUND The only available method to detect prostate cancer is prostate biopsy; however, to our knowledge, no evidence-based clinical practice guidelines have been established on this topic. MATERIALS AND METHODS A three-year project was elaborated in which experts in the field worked to define the controversies existing in clinical practice regarding prostatic biopsies and then to develop guidelines by means of a systematic search of all the English-language literature using online… CONTINUE READING
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