MRI of the prostate: Clinical relevance and emerging applications


  • Yousef Mazaheri PhD,

  • Amita Shukla-Dave PhD,

  • Ada Muellner MS,

  • Hedvig Hricak MD, PhD

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Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be better able to describe the current strengths and limitations of conventional anatomic and molecular MR imaging techniques.

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C. Leon Partain, MD, PhD

CME Editor

Scott B. Reeder, MD, PhD

CME Committee

Scott Nagle, MD, PhD

Pratik Mukherjee, MD, PhD

Shreyas Vasanawala, MD, PhD

Bonnie Joe, MD, PhD

Tim Leiner, MD, PhD

Sabine Weckbach, MD


Yousef Mazaheri, PhD

Amita Shukla-Dave, PhD

Ada Muellner, MS

Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD

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