Diagnosis & Disease Information

Ointment Eases Prostate Biopsy Pain

Topical glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) ointment is safe and effective in decreasing discomfort associated with transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS)-guided biopsy of the prostate, researchers conclude.

Renal Function at Biopsy Is Key

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The best predictor of outcome in patients with lupus nephritis is kidney function at the time of renal biopsy, supporting the need for early diagnosis and treatment, researchers reported here at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting.

Next post in World Literature Review