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Multiparametric MRI followed by targeted prostate biopsy for men with suspected prostate cancer: a clinical decision analysis

Willis, SR; Ahmed, HU; Moore, CM; Donaldson, I; Emberton, M; Miners, AH; van der Meulen, J; (2014) Multiparametric MRI followed by targeted prostate biopsy for men with suspected prostate cancer: a clinical decision analysis. BMJ Open , 4 (6) , Article e004895. 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-004895. Green open access

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Abstract

To compare the diagnostic outcomes of the current approach of transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided biopsy in men with suspected prostate cancer to an alternative approach using multiparametric MRI (mpMRI), followed by MRI-targeted biopsy if positive.

Type: Article
Title: Multiparametric MRI followed by targeted prostate biopsy for men with suspected prostate cancer: a clinical decision analysis
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-004895
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-004895
Language: English
Additional information: This is an Open Access article distributed in accordance with the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 3.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt and build upon this work, for commercial use, provided the original work is properly cited. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ PMCID: PMC4067835
Keywords: Biopsy, Decision trees, Diagnosis, Prostatic neoplasms
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Surgery and Interventional Sci
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Surgery and Interventional Sci > Department of Targeted Intervention
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1434973
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