TRUS biopsy - image description

The illustration shows a prostate biopsy being taken. An ultrasound probe is shown being passed into the rectum. A needle comes out from the probe and goes through the wall of the rectum and into the prostate. The needle takes a small sample of cells from the prostate to be examined under a microscope. The illustration shows a prostate biopsy being taken. An ultrasound probe is shown being passed into the rectum. A needle comes out from the probe and goes through the wall of the rectum and into the prostate. The needle takes a small sample of cells from the prostate to be examined under a microscope.