Tolerance of local anesthetic for transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy: our experience and a literature review.

@article{Buckley2006ToleranceOL,
  title={Tolerance of local anesthetic for transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy: our experience and a literature review.},
  author={Miriam R E Buckley and Nicholas J Bryant and Jacqueline Brown and Pari Tiwari and Peter Cooperberg and Anthony C. Wong},
  journal={Canadian Association of Radiologists journal = Journal l'Association canadienne des radiologistes},
  year={2006},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={169-74}
}
PURPOSE To determine whether local anesthetic injection or gel reduced pain during transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsies and whether there was significant difference between quadrant and apex-only anesthesia. METHODS Between September 2001 and May 2002, 240 male patients with elevated prostate-specific antigen and (or) abnormal digital rectal… CONTINUE READING