What is the ideal number of biopsy cores per lesion in targeted prostate biopsy?


SÖNMEZ G. , DEMİRTAŞ T. , TOMBUL Ş. T. , ÖZTÜRK F. , DEMİRTAŞ A.

PROSTATE INTERNATIONAL, no.1, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

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Background: The number of cores to be obtained in targeted biopsy (TB) is important. This study aimed to evaluate the TB outcomes in suspicious prostate lesions classified according to the Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS) and to determine the ideal number of biopsy cores per lesion.