Effect of periprostatic nerve blockade before transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy on patient comfort: A randomized placebo controlled study


Inal G., Yazici S., Adsan O., Ozturk B., KOŞAN T. M., Cetinkaya M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.11, no.3, pp.148-151, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-2042.2003.00768.x
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.148-151
  • Keywords: anesthesia, biopsy, pain, prostate, LOCAL-ANESTHESIA, INTRARECTAL LIDOCAINE, NEEDLE-BIOPSY, DOUBLE-BLIND, TRIAL, PAIN
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: In the present study, we assessed the efficacy and morbidity of periprostatic local anesthesia before transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided biopsy of the prostate.