8. Imaging in Diagnosis and Staging of Urologic Cancers: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  1. Hashim Uddin Ahmed MRCS, BM, BCh(Oxon), BA(Hons)3,
  2. Manit Arya FRCS, FRCS(Urol)4,
  3. Peter T. Scardino MD5 and
  4. Mark Emberton FRCS(Urol), FRCS(Eng), MBBS, BSc3
  1. Jurgen J. Fütterer1 and
  2. Stijn T. W. P. J. Heijmijnk2

Published Online: 8 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329896.ch8

Interventional Techniques in Uro-Oncology

Interventional Techniques in Uro-Oncology

How to Cite

Fütterer, J. J. and Heijmijnk, S. T. W. P. J. (2011) Imaging in Diagnosis and Staging of Urologic Cancers: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, in Interventional Techniques in Uro-Oncology (eds H. Uddin Ahmed, M. Arya, P. T. Scardino and M. Emberton), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329896.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, University College London Hospitals NHS, Foundation Trust, London, UK

  2. 4

    Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, King's College Hospital, London, UK

  3. 5

    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Interventional Radiology Nijmegen Medical Center Radboud University Nijmegan, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Radiology Nymegen Medical Center Radboud University Nymegen, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192729

Online ISBN: 9781444329896



  • Imaging in diagnosis and staging of urologic cancers - magnetic resonance imaging;
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI);
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF);
  • Proton MR spectroscopic imaging (MRSI);
  • MR-guided biopsy;
  • The European Germ Cell Cancer Consensus Group (EGCCCG);
  • blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Kidney

  • Bladder

  • Prostate

  • Scrotum and testes

  • Future directions

  • Conclusions

  • References