Doppler Ultrasonography-guided Pelvic Plexus Block before Systematic Needle Biopsy of the Prostate: A Prospective Randomized Study


Akpinar H., Tüfek İ. , Atuğ F., Esen E., Kural A. R.

UROLOGY, cilt.74, ss.267-271, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

Özet

OBJECTIVES To report a new method to block pelvic plexus and compare its efficacy with widely used periprostatic nerve block (PPNB) for transrectal ultrasonography-guided prostate biopsy. Pelvic plexuses were localized with the aid of color Doppler Ultrasonography to create the pelvic block.