Sensitivity and specificity of sextant biopsies in the detection of prostate cancer: preliminary report.
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Sep 01, 1999
Sextant biopsies are fairly sensitive for the detection of tumors greater than 2 cc and those in the peripheral zone; however, repeat biopsies should be strongly considered in patients with a high clinical suspicion for prostate cancer and negative initial sextant biopsies.
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