Ultrasound-guided caudal epidural anaesthesia for MRI-targeted transperineal prostate biopsy


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Mohd Yusof, M. A. ., Mamat, M., Ismail, I. H., Shuratman, N., Musa, I., Ng, C. H., & Mohd Fathil, S. (2022). Ultrasound-guided caudal epidural anaesthesia for MRI-targeted transperineal prostate biopsy. Malaysian Journal of Anaesthesiology, 1(2), 113–123. https://doi.org/10.35119/myja.v1i2.14

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prostate biopsy; ultrasound-guided caudal epidural


Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-targeted transperineal prostate biopsy allows a more precise sampling of suggestive lesions. We describe a series of 10 cases for MRI-targeted transperineal prostate biopsy, of which 8 were successfully performed under ultrasound-guided caudal epidural anaesthesia. With the appropriate local anaesthetic volume and concentration, caudal epidural provides ideal conditions for this day case procedure.



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