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Table 3 Post-biopsy complications

From: A comparative study of transperineal software-assisted magnetic resonance/ultrasound fusion biopsy and transrectal cognitive fusion biopsy of the prostate

  Transperineal biopsy Transrectal biopsy p
N (%) N (%)
AUR 17 (18.5%) 4 (4.7%) 0.009
UTI 1 (1.1%) 1 (1.2%) 1
Sepsis 0 (0.0%) 1 (1.2%) 0.968
Gross hematuria 11 (11.9%) 17 (20%) 0.155
Hemospermia 0 1 (1.2%) 0.968
Pain on biopsy site 6 (6.5%) 3 (3.5%) 0.5
Rectal bleeding 3 (3.5%)  
Perineal hematoma 3 (3.2%)  
  1. AUR, acute urine retention; UTI, urinary tract infection