In Older Men, Prostate Biopsies Can Raise Risk of Hospitalization

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Experts stress procedure is not benign, strong antibiotics should be given beforehand

 

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Thu Sep 29, 2011 01:35 AM

When the needle penetrates the colon bacteria is  escaping the colon which would cause an infection.  Possibly giving antibiotics prior to the procedure would reduce infections.

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