Please verify your email address to receive email notifications.

Enter your email address

We have sent you a verification email. Please check your inbox and spam folder.

Unable to send verification, please refresh and try again later.

  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Transperineal prostate biopsy after low anterior resection

    Related Topic
    I am about to undergo a transperineal MRI/ultrasound-fusion-guided prostate biopsy. Two years ago I was misdiagnosed with rectal cancer and had ultra-low anterior resection. Although the biopsy will not be transrectal, I am concerned about the possibility of suffering anastomotic leakage afterwards; what should be done to remove the possibility of its occurrence? With regards, Josip Zamboni
  • Find a professional to answer your question

  • 1


    Dr Tony Gianduzzo is a leader in development and delivery of urological services, and has now introduced Robotic-assisted Transperineal Prostatic Biopsy to the state. His … View Profile

    The transrectal ultrasound probe is about 2cm in diameter. There is nothing intrinsic to the procedure that could cause anastomotic leakage.

answer this question

You must be a Health Professional to answer this question. Log in or Sign up .

You may also like these related questions

Empowering Australians to make better health choices