Saturation target biopsy can overcome the learning curve of magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound fusion biopsy of the prostate
1Department of Urology, China Medical University Hospital, 40447 Taichung, Taiwan
2School of Medicine, China Medical University, 40402 Taichung, Taiwan
3Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, China Medical University, 40402 Taichung, Taiwan
4Department of Radiology, China Medical University Hospital, 40447 Taichung, Taiwan
5Department of Pathology, China Medical University Hospital, 40447 Taichung, Taiwan
6Department of Urology, China Medical University Beigang Hospital, Beigang, 651012 Yunlin, Taiwan
DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1806127 Vol.18,Issue 6,June 2022 pp.1-6
Published: 30 June 2022
*Corresponding Author(s): Wen-Chin Huang E-mail: email@example.com
*Corresponding Author(s): Hsi-Chin Wu E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
† These authors contributed equally.
Background: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has emerged as a promising tool for diagnosing prostate cancer. Magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound (MRI/US) fusion target biopsy (TB) can increase the detection rate of clinically significant prostate cancer (csPC) and decrease the detection rate of clinically insignificant PC (ciPC) compared with systematic biopsy (SB). However, the MRI/US fusion biopsy had a steep learning curve. A new biopsy template, saturation TB (sTB), was reported to provide a cancer detection rate comparable to that of the combination of TB and SB. This study reports our experience with MRI/US fusion prostate biopsy and investigates the role of sTB in MRI/US fusion biopsy. Methods: We prospectively enrolled males with elevated prostate-specific antigen or abnormal digital rectal examination (DRE) and Prostate Imaging Reporting & Data System (PI-RADS) score
Learning curve; Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); MRI-ultrasound fusion; Prostate cancer; Target biopsy
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