transrectal ultrasound

Known as: ERUS, TRUS, endorectal ultrasound 
A procedure that uses sound waves to create a video image of the pelvic organs and tissues. A small, lubricated probe placed into the rectum releases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Gleason scores from standard, 12-core prostate biopsies are upgraded historically in 25-33% of patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
PURPOSE Patients with negative transrectal ultrasound biopsies and a persistent clinical suspicion are at risk for occult but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the complication rates and possible risk factors of biopsy of the prostate, with the aim of improving… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE Standard sextant prostate biopsy may underestimate cancer in men in whom clinical findings are suspicious for localized… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE We investigated the role of performing 2 consecutive sets of transrectal ultrasound guided sextant biopsies of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE We assessed the effect of transrectal ultrasound guided prostatic nerve blockade on the discomfort associated with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND The two major treatments for prostate cancer, radical prostatectomy and radiation therapy, are associated with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) is becoming more widely used as a method of investigating prostatic disease. This study… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Estimation of prostate gland volume with transrectal ultrasound may provide important information in the evaluation of benign and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Ultrasound imaging and ultrasound guided transrectal core biopsies were performed in 251 consecutive men with abnormal prostates… (More)
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