How Does Prostate Movement Affect an MRI-Targeted Fusion Biopsy?

Probe is maneuvered until live ultrasound (left) matches “home” image (right)

What causes prostate movement during a biopsy? Prostate movement can be extremely difficult to determine because it can deform and dislocate independently from surrounding structures like the pubic bone and rectum.3 There are several points during the biopsy which can cause the prostate to move and/ or deform2, 4:  The movement/ pressure from the probe […]