Transverse prostate measurement obtained using transabdominal ultrasound: possible role in transurethral needle ablation of the prostate.

@article{Doebler2000TransversePM,
  title={Transverse prostate measurement obtained using transabdominal ultrasound: possible role in transurethral needle ablation of the prostate.},
  author={R W Doebler},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={564-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To correlate the maximal transverse prostate measurement determined using transabdominal ultrasound with the maximal transverse prostate measurement determined using transrectal ultrasound. METHODS The records of 287 patients who had undergone both transabdominal pelvic ultrasound for determination of postvoid residual urine volume and transrectal ultrasound for evaluation of elevated serum prostate-specific antigen levels or abnormal digital rectal examinations were reviewed. For… CONTINUE READING