Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy of prostate cancer.

  title={Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy of prostate cancer.},
  author={Peter R. Carroll and Fergus V. Coakley and John Kurhanewicz},
  journal={Reviews in urology},
  volume={8 Suppl 1},
Magnetic resonance imaging may improve the staging of prostate cancer compared with clinical evaluation alone, computerized tomography, or transrectal ultrasound, and it allows simultaneous and detailed evaluation of prostatic, periprostatic, and pelvic anatomy. Endorectal magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (endoMRI/MRSI) allow better visualization of the zonal anatomy of the prostate and better delineation of tumor location, volume, and extent (stage… CONTINUE READING