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Locally advanced prostate cancer imaging findings and implications for treatment from the surgical perspective

  • Sherif B. ElsherifEmail author
  • Vishnupriya Kuchana
  • Rizwan Aslam
  • Ashish Kamat
  • Priya R. Bhosale
  • A. R. Klekers
Review
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Abstract

The anatomy of the prostate is reviewed in the context of discussing the staging of prostate cancer and patterns of tumor spread. The utility of prostate magnetic resonance imaging along with new advancements in tumor staging are discussed specifically in locally advanced disease. What should be included in the radiology report carries a substantial weight to formulate the urologist’s decision in regards to the selection of surgical candidates, preoperative planning and avoiding postoperative complications.

Keywords

Prostate cancer MpMRI Locally advanced disease Staging PI-RADS 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Internal Medicine, Weiss Memorial HospitalAffiliate of the University of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Urology, Division of SurgeryThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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