Increasing the number of biopsies increases the concordance of Gleason scores of needle biopsies and prostatectomy specimens


Divrik R. T. , Eroglu A., Sahin A., Zorlu F., Oezen H.

UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY-SEMINARS AND ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS, vol.25, no.5, pp.376-382, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2006.08.028
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY-SEMINARS AND ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.376-382

Abstract

Purpose: To determine the importance of increasing the number of biopsy cores to decrease the discrepancy of Gleason scores of needle biopsy and radical prostatectomy specimens.