Effect of Echo Times on Prostate Cancer Detection on T2-Weighted Images

ConclusionOur results suggest improved detection of PCa with similar PPV and confidence scores when higher TE values are utilized for T2-weighted image acquisition.
Source: Academic Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research

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This study evaluated long-term follow-up of a randomized trial conducted at the US Department of Veterans Affairs and National Cancer Institute sites. The participants were men (n = 731) ≤75 yr of age with localized prostate cancer, prostate-specific antigen (PSA)
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Nature Reviews Urology, Published online: 21 February 2020; doi:10.1038/s41585-020-0287-yIn this Perspectives, a pioneer in the field of robotic radical prostatectomy describes the history of the technique and changing indications for its use, from an operation once considered useless, to one offered to almost all patients with low-risk disease, to a procedure that now has a role in advanced disease as part of a multimodal approach.
Source: Nature Reviews Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
Conditions:   Prostate Cancer;   Treatment Interventions:   Procedure: Focal therapy(Irreversible Electroporation);   Procedure: Radical prostatectomy Sponsor:   Shanghai East Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionThe sensitivity and specificity of 2D CEUS and CUDI for csPCa localization are moderate. Despite compressing CEUS in one image, CUDI showed a similar performance to 2D CEUS. With a sensitivity of 83% at cutoff point 3, it could become a useful imaging procedure, especially with 4D acquisition, improved quantification and combination with other US imaging techniques such as elastography.
Source: World Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
ConclusionThe sensitivity of CE-MRI in local recurrence detection after radical prostatectomy increases with increasing PSA values. CE-MRI with phased array coil can detect local recurrences after radical prostatectomy with a good sensitivity in patients with pre-RT PSA value above 0.2  ng/mL.
Source: La Radiologia Medica - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
In multivariate analysis, GS of the regular prostatectomy specimen was the only statistically significant parameter for pT2R1 prostate cancer.
Source: World Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 February 2020Source: Journal of the Formosan Medical AssociationAuthor(s): Yu-Chuan Lu, Ming-Chieh Kuo, Jian-Hua Hong, Fu-Shan Jaw, Chao-Yuan Huang, Jason Chia-Hsien Cheng, Hsiu-Ni KungBackground/PurposeThe inflammatory milieu has been firmly established to affect cancer progression. However, the connection between natural killer (NK) cells and prostate cancer (PCa) has not been elucidated.MethodsProspective data on NK cell activity (NKA) and NK cell subset distribution patterns were evaluated from 51 patients treated with robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Whole-blood ...
Source: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Condition:   Prostate Cancer Intervention:   Procedure: lymph node dissection Sponsor:   Martini-Klinik am UKE GmbH Recruiting
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Abstract Bladder neck stenosis (BNS) after simple prostatectomy and vesicourethral anastomosis stenosis (VUAS) after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer are common sequelae. However, the two entities differ in their pathology, anatomy and their surgical results. VUAS has an incidence of 0.2-28%. Commonly, VUAS occurs within the first 2 years after surgery. Initial therapy should be performed endourologically: dilatation, (laser) incision or resection. After three unsuccessful treatment attempts, open reconstruction should be considered. Different surgical approaches (abdominal, perineal, abdominoperinea...
Source: Der Urologe. Ausg. A - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Urologe A Source Type: research
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