Tag: mpMRI

BALTIC17 looks into best practices in uro-oncology

Vilnius welcomed more than 250 participants to the 4th Baltic Meeting (BALTIC17) with the opening session focusing on best and current practices in diagnosing and managing urological cancers particularly the role of biopsy techniques, imaging tools, quality of life...

EMUC16: Re-thinking active surveillance strategies in PCa

With the emergence of more precise imaging and new results from genomic investigations, onco-urology experts are challenging standard medical strategies and are re-thinking their treatment regimens to achieve better patient care. At the concluding session of the 8th European...
SEEM16 Turkeri crowd

[SEEM16] mpMRI: A more accurate alternative to biopsy?

Multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) can help prevent overdiagnosis of prostate cancer. It can potentially replace biopsy in active surveillance, help avoid biopsies in low-risk patients with normal MRI, and reduce the number of cores per biopsy in prostate cancer treatment....
Mark Emberton Using MRI before biopsy: A divisive topic?

Using MRI before biopsy: A divisive topic?

Emerging technologies trigger new approaches. But with the perceived benefits of novel discoveries come the expected criticisms and contrary viewpoints. The issue of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has prompted closer examination from both its adherents and critics during Thematic...