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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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.