The optimal core number and site for MRI-targeted biopsy of prostate? A systematic review and pooled analysis.

CONCLUSIONS: Increasing the number of samples per target from one to two, or two to three resulted in a nonnegligible incremental detection rate of clinically significant lesions, while obtaining more than 3 cores per target provided a diminished incremental value. And performing targeted cores accurately through center of the lesions may help improve diagnostic accuracy. PMID: 32003207 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Minerva Urol Nefrol Source Type: research

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Conclusion: In R-PRP technique, peroperative findings and oncological outcomes can vary depending on several variable factors, but although usually not taken into account, pelvimetric measurements can also affect these outcomes. However, there is a need for randomised controlled trials to be conducted with more patients.
Source: International Braz J Urol - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Conclusion: In R-PRP technique, peroperative findings and oncological outcomes can vary depending on several variable factors, but although usually not taken into account, pelvimetric measurements can also affect these outcomes. However, there is a need for randomised controlled trials to be conducted with more patients.
Source: International Braz J Urol - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2020Source: Academic RadiologyAuthor(s): Harrison Kim, John V. Thomas, Jeffrey W. Nix, Jennifer B. Gordetsky, Yufeng Li, Soroush Rais-Bahrami
Source: Academic Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The performance of mpMRI for prediction of EPE varies greatly between different NCCN risk categories with a low positive predicting value in patients at low to favorable intermediate risk and a low negative predictive value in patients at Unfavorable intermediate to High risk PCa. Given that mpMRI EPE misdiagnosis could have a negative impact on oncological and functional outcomes, NCCN risk categories should be considered when interpreting mpMRI findings in PCa patients. PMID: 32182231 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Minerva Urol Nefrol Source Type: research
Prostate cancer is a common cancer among men in developed countries. Prostate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been widely employed for early diagnosis of prostate cancer and recommending a treatment plan....
Source: BMC Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
AbstractThe prostate imaging reporting and data system (PI-RADS) has revolutionized the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the management of prostate cancer (PCa). The most recent version 2.1, PI-RADS v2.1, provides specific refinements in the performance, relaxing some recommendations which were not found to be helpful, while reinforcing and clarifying others. The interpretation of T2-weighted imaging (T2WI) in the transition zone (TZ), and the overall assessment of TZ nodules, now allows for a clearer distinction between those which are clearly benign and those which might warrant tissue sampling. Additional cha...
Source: Abdominal Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2020Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Carlos Llorente
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 -- Combined biopsy, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-targeted and systematic biopsy, leads to more detection of prostate cancers among patients with MRI-visible lesions, according to a study published in the March...
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(University of Maryland Medical Center) Using a combination of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to target and sample suspicious prostate tissue along with a standard prostate biopsy is significantly more likely to detect the most aggressive prostate cancers than standard biopsy alone. This finding, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, could allow a higher percentage of prostate cancer patients to avoid unnecessary treatment for slow-growing prostate cancers that are not likely to spread.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news
The diagnostic performance of 18F-sodium fluoride positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) (NaF), 18F-fluorocholine PET/CT (FCH) and diffusion-weighted whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (DW-M...
Source: BMC Medical Imaging - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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