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Anterior prostatic tumours are difficult to diagnose without MRI

24 Apr 2012
G Petralia, S Alessi, A Alconchel, P Summers, G Musi, V Matei, O De Cobelli, G Renne, M Bellomi

It is often uncertain whether a repeat biopsy is necessary in patients with at least one previous negative prostate biopsy but persistent suspicion of prostate cancer. Here we present the use of multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (mp-MRI) to successfully detect and localize a prostate cancer and we suggest that MRI can be useful in optimising repeat biopsy procedures of the prostate in patients with clinically significant carcinoma.

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