Transperineal sonography guided biopsy of the prostate: critical review of 1107 cases.

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PURPOSE To assess the predictive value for a positive biopsy of different indicators (rectal examination, transrectal ultrasonography, total PSA, PSA density). MATERIAL AND METHODS Positive predictive value was assessed on 1107 consecutive US-guided transperineal biopsies performed from 1991 to 2001 (cancer=344, dysplasia (PIN)=64, atypical hyperplasia=4… (More)

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@article{Ciatto2002TransperinealSG, title={Transperineal sonography guided biopsy of the prostate: critical review of 1107 cases.}, author={Stefano Ciatto and Rita Bonardi and Ginetta Gervasi and Claudio Lombardi and Simonetta di Lollo and Emanuele Crocetti and Marco Antonio Zappa}, journal={La Radiologia medica}, year={2002}, volume={103 3}, pages={219-24} }