New prostate imaging to solve PSA debate?

The multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) technique reduced the number of men needing prostate biopsies by 51% and reduced over-diagnosis of non-life threatening disease by about 90% in 223 patients with elevated PSA levels at Brisbane’s Wesley Hospital.

Multiparametric MRI was also found to have a 92% sensitivity in diagnosing life-threatening prostate cancer, compared with the current standard for diagnosis — transrectal ultrasound biopsy — which had a 70% sensitivity.

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