Savvas Tandeles, MD




Transrectal sonography clearly visualizes prostate anatomy

February 07, 2005

Transrectal ultrasound provides clear images of the prostatic anatomy and accurate guidance for prostate biopsy.1 The technique has become useful for the evaluation of patients with prostatic disease, but its success depends greatly on individual operators. It is important for radiology staff to understand the correct approach to prostate scanning and biopsy procedures, as well as the indications and limitations.