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Table 7 Incidence rate of adverse event ≥ grade 2 after prostate biopsy (CTCAE ver. 4.0)

From: The optimal number of initial prostate biopsy cores in daily practice: a prospective study using the Nara Urological Research and Treatment Group nomogram

  Grade 2 Grade 3
Hematuria 0.5 (5)  
Rectal hemorrhage 0.2 (2)  
Prostate infection 0.5 (5) 0.1 (1)
Acute urinary retention 1.1 (10)  
Fever 0.5 (5)