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Transrectal prostate biopsy

Prostate Biopsy: Methods & Risks - Tissue Removal for Reliable Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Safely detect prostate cancer by prostate biopsy. But what are the risks and side effects of a prostate biopsy and which tissue removal method is gentlest? In this med.clip, urologist Kai P. Schuster from the West German Prostate Center in the KLINIK am RING - Cologne, presents two methods for removing prostate tissue. Here you will learn why the risk of prostate inflammation is higher with a biopsy through the rectum than with a prostate biopsy through the perineum, what side effects such as blood in the urine, urinary retention and pain can occur as a result of a prostate biopsy and what measures help to treat the side effects.