SATURATION BIOPSY OF THE PROSTATE (REVIEW)

A. V. Sadchenko, A. V. Govorov, D. Yu. Pushkar, A. O. Vasiliev
2014 Onkourologiâ  
Prostate biopsy is the principal method of diagnois of prostate cancer, allowing to start the adequate treatment. The tactics of the patients, which have negative initial biopsy, is a subject of discussion. Saturation biopsy is a "gold standard" of diagnostics of PCA with repeat biopsy. Saturation biopsy of the prostate is not a primary procedure, usually apply in patients with negative biopsies in anamnesis, patients with multifocal PIN and ASAP. Saturation biopsy allows to more precisely
more » ... more precisely predict the volume and degree of malignancy of PCA, that can be used for planning tactics of active surveillance and focal therapy.
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