Risks and complications of transrectal ultrasound

Larissa V. Rodríguez, Martha K. Terris

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Transrectal ultrasound guided needle biopsies of the prostate are routinely performed to diagnose and stage prostate cancer. This diagnostic technique is a safe method to diagnose prostate cancer with few major complications but frequent minor complications. (C) 2000 Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-116
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Urology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 12 2000
Externally publishedYes


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  • Urology

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