Indications, Utilization and Complications Following Prostate Biopsy: New York State Analysis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hospitalization
  • Hospitals, High-Volume
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'

abstract

  • Across New York State, infectious complications after prostate needle biopsy have increased over time. With higher complications using the┬átransrectal approach and minimal utilization of targeted antibiotic prophylaxis, further efforts should focus on the evaluation and implementation of these strategies to reduce post-prostate needle biopsy complications nationally.

publication date

  • January 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2016.11.081

PubMed ID

  • 27856226

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