Complications and specimen quality in transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy: Comparison of 16G and 18G needles

Bayraktar A. M. , Olcucuoglu E., Hasirci E., NALBANT İ., YEŞİL S.

KUWAIT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.52, no.2, pp.134-137, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Title of Journal : KUWAIT MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-137


Objectives: To evaluate specimen quality, pathological results, complications and pain in transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided prostate biopsy using 16 gauge (G) or 18G biopsy needles