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, vol.74, no.2, pp.267-271, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.urology.2009.01.082
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.267-271

Abstract

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.