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Prostate ultrasonography: applications in carcinoma of the prostate

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Ultrasonography of the prostate gland proved to be a reliable tool predicting the preoperative prostate volume. Regarding screening of prostate carcinoma, transrectal ultrasonography of the prostate (TRUS) seems to be a valuable method in addition to rectal digital examination and PSA. TRUS is also helpful in aiding prostatic biopsies and in staging of organ confinement of prostate cancer.

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Brinkman, J.B., Drago, J.R. Prostate ultrasonography: applications in carcinoma of the prostate. World J Urol 10, 202–207 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00208910

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Carcinoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Carcinoma
  • Prostate Gland