Can expressed prostatic secretions affect prostate biopsy decision of urologist?

ERGÜN O. , Capar E., GÖGER Y. E. , Ergun A. G.

INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL, vol.45, no.2, pp.246-252, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2018.0292
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.246-252


Objectives: To evaluate the frequency of NIH category IV prostatitis, and the use of expressed prostatic secretions tests in an effort to improve the reliability of prostate specific antigen as an indicator, to avoid unnecessary prostate biopsy.