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  • Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy (Lower Mainland) [English] Public

    This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure ultrasound guided prostate biopsy including information on who will be performing procedure?, prior to procedure instructions, what happens during procedure?, will it hurt?, how long it will take?, risks or complications, what happens afterwards?, follow-up instructions and information on who to contact if experiencing problems. A biopsy is a way of taking a small piece of tissue from your prostate. A prostate biopsy is done to check for any abnormalities found during a rectal exam or when you have an increased PSA result.We use ultrasound to locate the spot to biopsy. Depending on the area to be examined, up to 12 tissue samples can be taken. The samples are examined under a microscope for a diagnosis. (English) Colour

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    Printing Cost:
    $0.06 (B&W) $0.36 (Colour)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Printshop Number:
    264605
    Diagnosis and Therapy:
    • Diagnostic Tests and Medical Equipment
    Disorders and Conditions:
    • Mens Health
    Keywords:
    • Ultrasound,
    • Biopsy,
    • Prostate,
    • LML
    Demographic:
    • Men
    Site:
    • Lower Mainland
    Program:
    • Lower Mainland Medical Imaging
    Professional or Practice Group:
    • Radiology
    Cross Reference on Location:
    Interventional Radiology
    Format:
    Pamphlet
    Paper Size:
    8.5 x 11 Letter
    Paper Colour:
    White
    Title Page Paper Colour:
    White
    Folding:
    Letter fold
    Plain Language:
    True
    Record Type:
    FHA
    Revision Date:
    October 13, 2015
    Next Revision Date:
    October 12, 2018
    Record Created:
    October 09, 2014
    Record Modified:
    January 08, 2021
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Impressions:
    2

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