Subscribe

Amount of Prostate Chips to Submit for Histologic Examination Following a Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

While it may be desirable to submit all tissue removed a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), the volume of these "chips" may be very high and the incremental benefit small. The amount of tissue that needs to be submitted can be optimized for detection of an occult neoplasm.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone