Transrectal Ultrasound is an out-patient procedure which helps in confirming the presence of prostate cancer. The cost of Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS) starts from rs. 1000.
With the help of a transrectal ultrasound the presence of prostate cancer is detected. Being an outpatient procedure, it doesn’t take more than half an hours time. In this a lubricated protective cover is put on the probe which is then inserted inside the rectum of the patient. The probe (transducer) releases high-frequency sound waves towards the prostate gland thereby creating echoes which in turn result into picture of the gland on the screen. The images are then analyzed for abnormalities.
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