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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerChristopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology

Current as ofMay 3, 2017

Current as of: May 3, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology