Study compares pain in transperineal and transrectal approach to prostate biopsy

“So yes, these transperineal biopsies are more painful right in the moment, but immediately following that, these patients are comfortable," says John Myrga, MD.

In this video, John Myrga, MD, discusses the background and relevant findings of his recent study, “Patient Reported Outcomes after Transperineal vs. Transrectal Biopsy with Local Anesthesia: Advances in Pain Control and Areas for Improvement," which was presented at the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Myrga is a urology resident at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.