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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Name: KUWAIT MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-137
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

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