National Prostate Cancer Audit

National Prostate Cancer Audit: Prostate Biopsy Short Report  | Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

This report evaluates the current national use of transperineal (TP) prostate biopsies and compares differences in the outcomes of TP and transrectal (TR) biopsies. It also examines how the risk of complications is affected by the biopsy approach.

The report finds that the proportion of men undergoing a TP biopsy has nearly doubled within 3 years (14% – 25%), highlighting the increased desire to use this biopsy in certain hospitals.

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