Schematic drawing of the zonal anatomy of the prostate according to McNeal: cross-section on the level of the colliculus seminalis (cf. Fig. a, b). PZ Peripheral zone (red); TZ Transitional zone (yellow); periurethral stroma (blue)
According to this, the prostate can be divided into zones
(Fig. 3 ), that are particularly well distinguishable by
means of the currently available, high-resolution ultrasound heads
of 6–12 MHz (Fig. 4 a, b): .
Fig. 3 ): Cross-section at the level of the colliculus
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