Editorial Comment: Advances in MRI and PET of the prostate: concurrence or complementarity?

Editorial Comment: Advances in MRI and PET of the prostate: concurrence or complementarity? This Editorial Comment refers to the articles “Diagnostic evaluation of magnetization transfer and diffusion kurtosis imaging for prostate cancer detection in a re-biopsy population” by Barrett T et al., Eur Radiol. 2017 Dec 8 and “18F-Fluciclovine PET/MRI for preoperative lymph node staging in high-risk prostate cancer patients” by Selnæs KM et al., Eur Radiol. 2018 Jan 2. Abbreviations Advances in MRI DKI Diffusion kurtosis imaging GRPR Gastrin-releasing peptide receptor MRI plays an important role in the clinical imaging evaluation MTI Magnetisation transfer imaging of the prostate gland. Prostate MRI is recommended for the PCa Prostate cancer local staging by EAU guidelines for intermediate- and high- PSMA Prostate-specific membrane antigen risk prostate cancer [1]. The diagnosis of prostate cancer dif- fers from that in other solid organs where imaging is used to identify those patients who require biopsy. Many men without Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer in men. prostate cancer undergo unnecessary biopsies, clinically insig- Although many of these tumours may be indolent and do nificant cancers are often detected and clinically significant not require treatment, prostate cancer is the third cause of cancers are missed. The introduction of pre-biopsy MRI as a mortality in Europe and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Radiology Springer Journals

Editorial Comment: Advances in MRI and PET of the prostate: concurrence or complementarity?

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by European Society of Radiology
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Imaging / Radiology; Diagnostic Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Neuroradiology; Ultrasound; Internal Medicine
ISSN
0938-7994
eISSN
1432-1084
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00330-018-5459-2
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Abstract

This Editorial Comment refers to the articles “Diagnostic evaluation of magnetization transfer and diffusion kurtosis imaging for prostate cancer detection in a re-biopsy population” by Barrett T et al., Eur Radiol. 2017 Dec 8 and “18F-Fluciclovine PET/MRI for preoperative lymph node staging in high-risk prostate cancer patients” by Selnæs KM et al., Eur Radiol. 2018 Jan 2. Abbreviations Advances in MRI DKI Diffusion kurtosis imaging GRPR Gastrin-releasing peptide receptor MRI plays an important role in the clinical imaging evaluation MTI Magnetisation transfer imaging of the prostate gland. Prostate MRI is recommended for the PCa Prostate cancer local staging by EAU guidelines for intermediate- and high- PSMA Prostate-specific membrane antigen risk prostate cancer [1]. The diagnosis of prostate cancer dif- fers from that in other solid organs where imaging is used to identify those patients who require biopsy. Many men without Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer in men. prostate cancer undergo unnecessary biopsies, clinically insig- Although many of these tumours may be indolent and do nificant cancers are often detected and clinically significant not require treatment, prostate cancer is the third cause of cancers are missed. The introduction of pre-biopsy MRI as a mortality in Europe and

Journal

European RadiologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 1, 2018

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