Biopsy, Transrectal - Prostate

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Title: Biopsy, Transrectal - Prostate
Description: Transrectal biopsy; drawing shows a side view of the prostate, bladder, and rectum. Drawing also shows an ultrasound probe with a needle inserted into the rectum to remove a tissue sample from the prostate.

Transrectal biopsy. An ultrasound probe is inserted into the rectum to show where the tumor is. Then a needle is inserted through the rectum into the prostate to remove tissue from the prostate.

Transrectal biopsy.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Genitourinary
Test or Procedure -- Biopsy
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (illustrator)
AV Number: CDR446226
Date Created: March 4, 2013
Date Added: September 2, 2008
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com