Search Tag: prostate cancer detection

Biparametric MRI improves prostate cancer detection

2018 12 Jun

In a single-centre cohort study of 1,020 men who underwent both biparametric targeted and standard transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsies, low-suspicion biparametric magnetic resonance imaging (bpMRI) had a high negative predictive value (97%) in ruling out significant prostate cancer on confirmatory biopsies. The findings are published online... Read more

Machine learning predicts which patients benefit from prostate mpMRI

2018 02 Apr

Multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) is a novel imaging tool that is increasingly used for prostate cancer detection. Key obstacles to routine use of prostate MRI include quality control, cost and access. To optimise resource utilisation and reduce unnecessary costs, a new machine learning model has been developed for identifying which patients could benefit... Read more