The optimum doses of and injection locations for periprostatic nerve blockade for transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy of the prostate: a prospective, randomized, placebo controlled study.

@article{Ozden2003TheOD,
  title={The optimum doses of and injection locations for periprostatic nerve blockade for transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy of the prostate: a prospective, randomized, placebo controlled study.},
  author={Eriz Ozden and Onder Yaman and Çağatay G{\"o}ğ{\"u}ş and Enver Ozgencil and Tarkan Soyg{\"u}r},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={170 6 Pt 1},
  pages={2319-22}
}
PURPOSE We evaluated the efficiency of various amounts of local anesthesia and various numbers of injection sites to determine the most effective pain control with the least number of injections and the amount of injected medium in patients who underwent transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Transrectal ultrasound guided 8 core biopsy of the prostate was performed in 175 consecutive men. Patients were randomized into 7 groups with 25 per group. Group 1 received… CONTINUE READING

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