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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > 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 of:
December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineChristopher G. Wood MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
Current as of: December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Christopher G. Wood MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
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