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rectal

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He was referred to Wishaw General Hospital consultant eurologist Mr Khan who repeated the digital rectal examination and referred him for MRI, full body and bone scans and a biopsy.
Post procedure, the vaginal and rectal examinations revealed that the size of the uterus had reduced to 8 weeks.
General surgeons are more likely to perform a rectal examination to assess for colorectal pathology and include examination of the prostate simultaneously.
A digital rectal examination revealed a markedly enlarged prostate with a smooth, bulging surface.
Prostate specific antigen versus digital rectal examination as screening for ca prostate in Sudanese patients.
A digital rectal examination revealed a foreign body lying transversely across the anus about 2.
Testing PSA levels along with digital rectal examination (a doctor passes a gloved finger after applying a lubricant in patient's rectum and feels the prostate for hardness and irregularity) increases the chances of diagnosis at an earlier stage.
The study published in JAMA conducted by the National Cancer Institute, studied 1003 men with an elevated PSA or abnormal digital rectal examination results, who underwent both targeted and standard biopsy.
On per rectal examination no foreign body was found and rest of the findings were normal.
Digital rectal examination and proctoscopy revealed a metallic cup without handle in lower rectum approximately 6 cm from the anal verge.
The combination of these two methods is necessary as the EU does not consider the PSA as an exclusive tool for screening, but stresses that for a comprehensive diagnosis additional tests are always necessary, like the digital rectal examination and ultrasound," Patsalis said.
The ability to have a digital rectal examination was available at the conclusion of the intervention.