Author: Langley, S.

Outcome Analysis and Patient Satisfaction Following Octant Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy: A Prospective Study Comparing Consultant Urologist, Specialist Registrar and Nurse Practitioner in Urology

Purpose: To determine whether transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy of the prostate is equally reliable and acceptable if performed by urology nurse practitioner or urologist. Scope: Octant biopsies were taken by each operator (consultant urologist n=2, urology specialist registrar n=1 and urology nurse practitioner n=2) from 50 consecutive unselected patients and demographics and cancer detection rate were compared between […]