Transition zone biopsy and prediction of extraprostatic extension at radical prostatectomy


Onder A., Yaycioglu O., Ataus S., Gul U., Demirkesen O., Yalcin V., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.10, no.6, pp.302-306, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-2042.2003.00622.x
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.302-306

Abstract

Background: There is limited data in the literature that suggests that transition zone (TZ) biopsy might be useful for the prediction of extraprostatic extension (EPE) in clinically localized prostate cancer. We studied the role of TZ biopsy in the prediction of EPE.