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Post-treatment prostate MRI.

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Potretzke, TA; Froemming, AT; Gupta, RT
Published in: Abdom Radiol (NY)
July 2020

Accurate early detection of recurrent prostate cancer after surgical or nonsurgical treatment is increasingly relevant in the era of evolving options for salvage therapy. The importance of differentiating between local tumor recurrence, distant metastatic disease, and a combination of both in a patient with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer is essential for appropriate treatment selection. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the best test for localization and characterization of locally residual or recurrent prostate cancer. It is essential for the radiologist involved in prostate MRI interpretation to be familiar with key imaging findings and advantages of different sequences to reach a confident diagnosis in the post-treatment setting. In this pictorial review, we present imaging findings of post-treatment prostate MRI including expected post-treatment anatomy and imaging characteristics, and the typical appearances of local tumor recurrence after radical prostatectomy, radiation therapy, and focal therapy for prostate cancer. While a multi-parametric MRI approach remains key just as in the treatment-naïve gland, this review emphasizes the much greater importance of the dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI sequence for evaluation in the post-treatment setting.

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Published In

Abdom Radiol (NY)

DOI

EISSN

2366-0058

Publication Date

July 2020

Volume

45

Issue

7

Start / End Page

2184 / 2197

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Retrospective Studies
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostate
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Male
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Humans
 

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Potretzke, T. A., Froemming, A. T., & Gupta, R. T. (2020). Post-treatment prostate MRI. Abdom Radiol (NY), 45(7), 2184–2197. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00261-019-02348-x
Potretzke, Theodora A., Adam T. Froemming, and Rajan T. Gupta. “Post-treatment prostate MRI.Abdom Radiol (NY) 45, no. 7 (July 2020): 2184–97. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00261-019-02348-x.
Potretzke TA, Froemming AT, Gupta RT. Post-treatment prostate MRI. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 Jul;45(7):2184–97.
Potretzke, Theodora A., et al. “Post-treatment prostate MRI.Abdom Radiol (NY), vol. 45, no. 7, July 2020, pp. 2184–97. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s00261-019-02348-x.
Potretzke TA, Froemming AT, Gupta RT. Post-treatment prostate MRI. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 Jul;45(7):2184–2197.
Journal cover image

Published In

Abdom Radiol (NY)

DOI

EISSN

2366-0058

Publication Date

July 2020

Volume

45

Issue

7

Start / End Page

2184 / 2197

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Retrospective Studies
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostate
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Male
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Humans