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SURGICAL CRAFT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 242-243

A safe technique of finger-guided biopsy of the prostate


Resident, Department of Urology, Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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C Danny Darlington
Resident, Department of Urology, Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/iju.IJU_95_19

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Prostatic biopsy is the gold standard of diagnosis of prostatic cancer. In the era of transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy of the prostate, finger-guided prostatic biopsy still has a role in underdeveloped and developing countries. We describe a safer technique of performing a finger-guided prostatic biopsy.


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