Value of ultrasound elastography in the diagnosis and management of prostate carcinoma.
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Source: Medical Ultrasonography. Mar, Vol. Author s : Dudea, Sorin M. The examination technique and normal appearance are presented. The paper describes and illustrates the appearance of prostate cancer and suggested diagnostic scores.
Cuvinte cheie hiperplazie benignă de prostată IRM multiparametrică cancer de prostată PI-RADS imagistică medicală Introduction Benign prostatic hyperplasia BPH is a histologic diagnosis characterized by proliferation of the prostatic cellular elements. Benign hyperplastic nodules are most commonly seen in the transition zone, but they can also protrude into the peripheral zone or even beyond the prostatic capsule, appearing as an exophitic pelvic mass or as a mass within the bladder 2.
Artifacts, causes for false results and limitations are discussed and also illustrated. The diagnostic influence of intraprostatic tumor location, tumor volume and Gleason score are presented.
The paper also reviews the statistical diagnostic value of the method, the relation to prostate biopsy and magnetic resonance assessment. In the end, potential uses and future developments of the method are mentioned.
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