Vol. 41 (1): 124-133, January - February, 2015

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2015.01.17

Preoperative prostate biopsy and multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging: reliability in detecting prostate cancer _______________________________________________ Francesco Porpiglia1, Filippo Russo2, Matteo Manfredi1, Fabrizio Mele1, Cristian Fiori1, Daniele Regge2 1

Division of Urology, University of Turin, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy; 2Radiology Unit Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment, Candiolo, Turin, Italy

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Purpose: The aim of the study was to analyse and compare the ability of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mp–MRI) and prostate biopsy (PB) to correctly identify tumor foci in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer (PCa). Materials and Methods: 157 patients with clinically localised PCa with a PSA

Preoperative prostate biopsy and multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging: reliability in detecting prostate cancer.

The aim of the study was to analyse and compare the ability of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mp-MRI) and prostate biopsy (PB) to correct...
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