Advances in Urology / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Simple Use of the Suppository Type Povidone-Iodine Can Prevent Infectious Complications in Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy

Table 1

Demographic data of patients.

Group 1Group 2

Number of patients360121
Mean age (years)64.6 (29–88)65.7 (31–96)
Average PSA (ng/mL)6.457.34
Prostate cancer diagnosis104 (29%)30 (25%)
Infective 18
Fever without sepsis16
Noninfective 2922
Rectal bleeding54
Perineal pain75


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