Transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy of the prostate: random sextant versus biopsies of sono-morphologically suspicious lesions

@article{Loch2004TransrectalUG,
  title={Transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy of the prostate: random sextant versus biopsies of sono-morphologically suspicious lesions},
  author={Tillmann Loch and Ursula Eppelmann and Jan Lehmann and Bernd Wullich and Annemie Christiane Loch and Michael St{\"o}ckle},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2004},
  volume={22},
  pages={357-360}
}
Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided multiple systematic random biopsies are presently the method of choice for determining the presence or absence of prostate cancer. TRUS image information is only used to guide the biopsy needle into the prostate, but not to localize and target cancerous lesions. Our aim in this study was to evaluated the possible predictive value of tumor suspicious endosonographic lesions of the prostate for prostate biopsies. We prospectively compared six systematic… CONTINUE READING

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