Multiparametric MRI for prostate cancer: Seeing is believing

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  • Christopher A. Warlick MD, PhD

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    1. Department of Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • See referenced original article on pages 2876–82, this issue.

Abstract

Salami and colleagues present an evaluation of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) combined with MRI/ultrasound fusion prostate biopsies compared with the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial High-Grade nomogram to predict the presence of clinically significant disease in a largely referral-based population of men. Their report echoes a growing chorus of studies suggesting the ability of MRI and image-guided biopsies to improve the identification of men with clinically significant disease.

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