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Transrectal Prostate Biopsy

Transrectal Prostate Biopsy

Picture of transrectal prostate biopsy

A transrectal prostate biopsy is usually done with a device that contains a spring-loaded needle. The needle enters the prostate gland and removes a tissue sample quickly.

Current as ofDecember 19, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff

E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology