Chapter 16: Male Reproductive System; Diagnostic Tests and Procedures

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Chapter 16: Male Reproductive System; Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
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  1. biopsy (Bx)
    tissue sampling used to identify neoplasia
  2. biopsy of the prostate
    needle biopsy of the prostate often performed using ultrasound guidance
  3. testicular biopsy
    biopsy of a testicle
  4. digital rectal exam (DRE)
    insertion of a finger into the male rectum to palpate the rectum and prostate
  5. prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test
    blood test used to screen for prostate cancer; an elevated level of the antigen indicates the possible presence of tumor
  6. urethrogram
    x-ray of the urethra and prostate
  7. semen analysis
    study of semen, including a sperm count, with observation of morphology (form) and motility; usually performed to rule out male infertility
  8. endorectal sonogram of the prostate
    scan of the prostate made after introducing an ultrasonic transducer into the rectum - also used to guide needle biopsy

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