New trends in Prostate Cancer Imaging

Panagiotis Mourmouris, Titos Markopoulos, Christos Papachristou, Omer Burak Argun, Andreas Skolarikos

Abstract


Successful imaging of prostate cancer remains a major goal in everyday clinical practice. The widely adapted imaging techniques are limited by their low specificity and sensitivity especially for identification of lymph node or bone metastasis.  A novel imaging technique with better outcomes would provide a significant aid and possibly increase the overall survival of patients suffering from prostate cancer. We review the literature about this interesting topic in an effort to clarify the value of these methods (if any) and their role in prostate cancer diagnosis.


Keywords


Prostate Cancer; Imaging; mpMRI; PSMA

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19264/hj.v29i1.192