transrectal ultrasound


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transrectal ultrasound

Abbreviation: TRUS
Imaging of the prostate gland and periprostatic tissues with an ultrasound transducer inserted into the anus and directed toward the anterior rectum. It is used to identify malignant tumors, guide biopsies, and provide assessments of tumor staging.
Synonym: endorectal ultrasound (2)
See also: ultrasound
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Does the intrarectal instillation of lidocaine gel before periprostatic neurovascular bundle block during transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsies improve analgesic efficacy?
This small study revealed an 18% ciprofloxacin-resistant bacteria rate in men attending a nurse consultant-led transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) biopsy clinic at Homerton University Hospital in London, England, United Kingdom.
Onik and his team began exploring better techniques for prostate cancer detection, using an array of emerging high-technology devices in the hope that they could improve on the performance of standard transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsies.
A transrectal ultrasound scan sweeping from left to right of the mid-sagittal plane is performed to confirm that the gestational sac is no longer present at its earlier location.
Histopathological lesions in transrectal ultrasound guided biopsies of prostate with raised serum prostate specific antigen.
Accuracy and repeatability of prostate volume measurements by transrectal ultrasound. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis.
LHRHa 33 500.00 Cost saving per 726 patients 24 321 000.00 Cost saving per year 2 026 750.00 TRUS = transrectal ultrasound; BO = bilateral orchidectomy; LHRHa = luteinising hormone-releasing hormone analogue.
Stamey, "Determination of prostate volume by transrectal ultrasound," Journal of Urology, vol.
Prostate biopsy guided by transrectal ultrasound is a key element in the diagnosis of prostate cancer, but its implementation lacks in terms of safety and complications [1].
McLoughlin and other urologists and surgeons from the UK offer urologists and surgeons 151 clinical tips, operative techniques, and other knowledge related to common problems in urology, including open urology, laparoscopic and robotic urology, upper tract endourology, the lower urinary tract, andrology, female urology, clinical management, and general aspects, such as circumcision, bladder clots, catheters, transrectal ultrasound, and urodynamics.
Palmer et al., "3-dimensional elastic registration system of prostate biopsy location by real-time 3-dimensional transrectal ultrasound guidance with magnetic resonance/transrectal ultrasound image fusion," Journal of Urology, vol.