Three different techniques for administering analgesia during transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy: a comparative study

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İZOL V. , Soyupak B., SEYDAOĞLU G. , ARIDOĞAN İ. A. , Tansug Z.

INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL, vol.38, no.1, pp.122-128, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1677-55382012000100017
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.122-128


Purpose: The efficacy of three different analgesic techniques during transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided prostate biopsy, including (i) periprostatic blockage (PPB), (ii) intrarectal gel instillation, and (iii) sedoanalgesia were compared.