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Serial Prostatic Biopsies: Application in Control and Management of Benign and Malignant Prostatic Disease

Part of the Clinics in Andrology book series (CLAN, volume 6)

Abstract

The advent of prostatic biopsy — whether performed as needle biopsy or needle aspiration biopsy — has made it possible preoperatively to diagnose prostatic diseases with acceptable accuracy. It has also made it possible, at least theoretically, to follow histologically the effect of a specific treatment by performing serial prostatic biopsies. The diagnosis of benign prostatic hypertrophy is largely a clinical one, whereas the final diagnosis of prostatic cancer is a microscopic one. The diagnostic value of needle biopsy for the diagnosis of cancer of the prostate has been discussed in the preceding chapter.

Keywords

Radical Prostatectomy Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy Balloon Cell Serial Biopsy Needle Biopsy Specimen 
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