[Does transrectal MRI before radical prostatectomy modify the operative technique to decrease the positive margin rate?].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To determine the value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the surgical management of prostate cancer patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS 159 patients with prostate cancer underwent transrectal MRI before retropubic radical prostatectomy (RP). Patients operated despite a suspicion of extraprostatic extension on MRI had a modified non-nerve-sparing… (More)

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