Conventional prostate biopsy

Conventional prostate biopsy

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Conventional prostate biopsy

Description of the test

It is a surgical technique that is practiced in an outpatient operating room and can be performed under sedation.

Its purpose is the biopsy study of prostate abnormalities (PSA disorders), in order to differentiate between benign and non-benign diseases, that is, to determine whether or not there is prostate cancer.

The technique consists of pricking the prostate through the perineum with a fine needle and under ultrasound control in order to obtain several samples of the prostate tissue to be studied.

To carry out the test, a previous preparation is required to clean the intestine, antibiotic treatment must be administered and in case of taking anticoagulant treatment, aspirin or the like, you should speak to your doctor.

Other related tests

  • Robotic prostate biopsy by MRI + echo fusion using Robot Artemis

To learn more about this test, please go to the following link [Robot Artemis] (


  • [Clinica Creu Blanca] ( Reina Elisenda 17, 08034 Barcelona. Tlf. 932 522 522.

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