Can preoperative prostate MRI before radical prostatectomy predict extracapsular extension and the side of the index lesion?
CONCLUSIONS: In this single center cohort, preoperative MP-MRI was significantly predictive of ECE and side of the index lesion. Further studies are necessary to individuate patients who can benefit from preoperative MP-MRI. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: 5. PMID: 26996453 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
In this study we aimed to test the clinical implications of capsular abutment or bulging on preoperative multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI). METHODS: We analyzed the data of 291 patients who underwent radical prostatectomy (RP) for a cT1-2N0 prostate cancer in a single surgeon series. All patients underwent preoperative staging with mpMRI. PIRADS v2 was used for characterizing lesions. The role of capsular abutment or bulging was tested in a multivariable logistic regression adjusting for PSA and highest ipsilateral biopsy Gleason grade. The presence of focal vs. extensive ECE was investigated. RESU...
ConclusionSRT to the macroscopic recurrence identified by mpMRI is a feasible and well-tolerated option. In this study, there were no differences in bRFS between MRI-positive and MRI-negative patients, indicating effective targeting of MRI-positive lesions.
CONCLUSIONS: Using TB pathology results either alone or combined with SB pathology results as input to the MSKCC Preprostatectomy nomogram appears comparable for prognosticating adverse pathology on radical prostatectomy compared to SB alone, but robust validation is warranted prior to adoption into clinical practice. PMID: 31495569 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This article presents an overview of the current literature on PET imaging with prostate-specific membrane antigen ligands, especially focusing on the potential role of simultaneous PET/magnetic resonance imaging for the planning of salvage radiotherapy in patients with prostate cancer with biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy. PMID: 31472746 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions: Whole-gland salvage BT is an effective treatment with an acceptable toxicity profile. The pathology findings from RARP imply that there is a room for improvement in diagnoses made by MRI in the pre-salvage setting. PMID: 31435426 [PubMed]
This article presents an overview of the current literature on PET imaging with prostate-specific membrane antigen ligands, especially focusing on the potential role of simultaneous PET/magnetic resonance imaging for the planning of salvage radiotherapy in patients with prostate cancer with biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy.
ConclusionIn this external cohort, the CADx and PI-RADSv2 scores showed similar performances in characterizing ISUP grade ≥ 2 cancers.
Objectives: To determine the prognostic significance of tissue stiffness measurement using transrectal ultrasound shear wave elastography in predicting biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer. Patients and Methods: eligible male patients with clinically localized prostate cancer and extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy between November 2013 and August 2017 were retrospectively selected. Information of potential biochemical recurrence predictors, including imaging (ultrasound shear wave elastography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging), clinicopathological c...
AbstractTo evaluate if diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) is able to detect morphological changes of peri-prostatic neurovascular fibers (PNF) before and after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) and if these changes are related to urinary incontinence (UI) and erectile dysfunction (ED). From October 2014 and August 2017, 26 patients with biopsy-proven prostate cancer underwent prostatic multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mp-MRI) including DTI sequencing before, and 6 months after, RARP. Images were analyzed by placing six regions of interest (ROI), respectively, at base, mid gland, and apex, one for each side...
Conclusions: Early assessment of PSA after surgery is important for predicting radiographic progression in node-positive prostate cancer patients. Risk stratification based on the early PSA value after surgery would be helpful to identify patients who may benefit from early adjuvant therapies.