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Synonyms for ultrasound

very high frequency sound

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using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram)

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Using TRUS to "see" the prostate gland, the doctor quickly inserts a thin, hollow needle through the wall of the rectum and into the prostate.
Prostate cancer detection rate for patients with PIRADS 4 and 5 is 8/11, which makes 73% of the biopsied men with this finding on mpMRI, and the difference in detection rate is even more significant when compared to the standard TRUS biopsy, p <0.001 (95% CI 0.42 to 0.90) (Table 5).
Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided biopsy is the standard procedure to diagnose prostate cancer.1 Different methods of anesthesia have been used to make TRUS guided prostate biopsy a comfortable procedure.2 The combination of intra rectal local anesthesia (IRLA) and periprostatic nerve block (PNB) is widely used and is considered to be the preferred method to decrease pain associated with prostatebiopsy.3-5 However, pain associated with prostate biopsy has double origins, including needle puncture and the manipulation of TRUS probe in anal canal and rectum.
The vast majority of patients with prostate cancer throughout the world are currently diagnosed following a TRUS biopsy.
The patient's gastroenterologist recommended against DREs or a TRUS biopsy given the patient's surgical history.
"MRI is well-validated for local staging of prostate cancer using qualitative assessment, including high-resolution T2W images once the diagnosis has been established by TRUS biopsy," they noted.
Direct prostate gland biopsies most commonly occur with transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guidance.
The research, conducted with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Michigan, and the University of California, Berkeley will study using Transuranium Elements (TRUs) as fuel, and the development of Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors (RBWRs) that enable the effective use of uranium resources.
The modalities for diagnosing prostate cancer are limited which include digital rectal examination (DRE) significantly raised serum Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) level Trans-rectal Ultrasonography (TRUS) power Doppler Ultrasound (PDU) and finally the histopathological examination of biopsy tissue.12 The last one happens to be the gold standard.3 The PDU modality shows increased vascular flow in the cancerous area of the prostate and thus facilitates its localisation.4 It is relatively a new technique with a high sensitivity for picking up foci of prostate cancer.5-7 The procedure however is more time-consuming needs special expertise and an expensive equipment.
The current approach for diagnosing prostate volumes is through transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS).
The trus, founded in 1887, provides full service community banking with fifteen branch office locations serving downeast, midcoast, and central Maine.
(1) TRU: TRUs are contained in the radioactive waste materials discharged by nuclear power plants that have atomic numbers greater than that of uranium (92), and which require a long period of time to decay