Transrectal periprostatic lidocaine injection anesthesia for transrectal prostate biopsy: a prospective study

@article{Ozveri2003TransrectalPL,
  title={Transrectal periprostatic lidocaine injection anesthesia for transrectal prostate biopsy: a prospective study},
  author={Hakan Ozveri and Ibrahim Cevik and Ozdal Dillioğlugil and Atif M Akdas},
  journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={6},
  pages={311-314}
}
Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided biopsy remains the mainstay of the diagnosis of prostate cancer. Although this diagnostic method is a safe procedure and well tolerated by most patients a significant number of patients report discomfort and pain during prostate biopsy. In order to define the best method of anesthesia, many studies, in which different… CONTINUE READING