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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 266-276

Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging of prostate cancer


1 Department of Radiology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital; Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung Hsing University; School of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
2 Department of Radiology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

Correspondence Address:
Siu-Wan Hung
Department of Radiology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital; Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung Hsing University; School of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung
Taiwan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/UROS.UROS_57_18

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As the number of elderly population increase, prostate cancer (CaP) becomes the most common cause of urological cancer of men in Taiwan. Multiparametric MRI (mp-MRI) combines standard pulse sequences and Functional Imaging, is a promising tool for CaP detection. Its role has changed from detection to preoperative staging. A consensus scoring system, PI-RAD™, is developed for interpretation and reporting.


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