Improved specificity with 68 Ga PSMA PET/CT to detect clinically significant lesions “invisible” on multiparametric MRI of the prostate: a single institution comparative analysis with radical prostatectomy histology

Published on Jan 1, 2019in European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging7.081
· DOI :10.1007/S00259-018-4160-7
Peter Donato4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital),
Matthew J. Roberts20
Estimated H-index: 20
(UQ: University of Queensland)
+ 6 AuthorsJohn Yaxley22
Estimated H-index: 22
(UQ: University of Queensland)
Purpose Positron emission tomography (PET) for prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) represents a promising method for prostate cancer diagnosis and staging. Comparisons of PSMA-based tumour characterisation to multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) are limited, hence this study sought to compare the diagnostic accuracy of 68Ga-PSMA PET/CT to mpMRI against radical prostatectomy (RP) whole gland histopathology.
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