CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.73, no.2, pp.140-145, 2020 (ESCI)
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CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
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periprostatic nerve block, prostate biopsy, pudendal nerve blockage, 1-PERCENT LIDOCAINE, LOCAL-ANESTHESIA, DOUBLE-BLIND, PAIN, RELIEF
Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated:
Introduction Although the periprostatic nerve block (PNB) is accepted as the standard method for local anesthesia prior to transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsy, it is not the most ideal method. We aimed to analyze the effectiveness and safety of bilateral pudendal nerve blockage (PuNB) by comparing with PNB.