Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Transrectal and Transperineal Prostate Biopsy

  • Helena Gresty
  • Kasra Saeb-Parsy


TRUS guided prostate biopsy is the gold standard in the diagnosis of prostate cancer. It was originally performed under ‘finger guidance’ alone but has evolved with the introduction of transrectal ultrasound imaging by Wantabe and colleagues in the 1960s, sextant biopsy protocols by Hodge et al. in the 1980s and more recently fusion multiparametric MRI.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helena Gresty
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kasra Saeb-Parsy
    • 3
  1. 1.The Whittington HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of UrologyThe Whittington HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of UrologyCambridge Addenbrookes, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation TRUSTCambridgeUK

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