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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2018.0292
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.246-252

Abstract

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.