The Optimal Route for Prostate Biopsy:Through Transperineal or Transrectal?
GUO Le-hang;XU Hui-xiong;The Tenth Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University;
Ultrasound guided prostate biopsy has been identified as the golden standard for the diagnosis of prostate cancer. Ultrasound guided transperineal prostate biopsy(TPBx) and ultrasound guided transrectal prostate biopsy(TRBx) are the two primary routes to obtain prostate tissues. The two routes are both widely accepted. However,which one is superior is still controversial. The character of each route based on the recent researches are summarized.