Reducing Infectious Complications after Transrectal Prostate Needle Biopsy Using a Disposable Needle Guide: Is It Possible?

Gurbuz C., Canat L., Atış R. G. , ÇAŞKURLU T.

INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL, vol.37, no.1, pp.79-84, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1677-55382011000700010
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.79-84


Purpose: To investigate whether the use of a disposable needle guide results in a decreased incidence of infectious complication after transrectal prostate needle biopsy (TPNB).