Multiparametric MRI followed by targeted prostate biopsy for men with suspected prostate cancer: a clinical decision analysis

@inproceedings{Willis2014MultiparametricMF,
  title={Multiparametric MRI followed by targeted prostate biopsy for men with suspected prostate cancer: a clinical decision analysis},
  author={S Willis and Hashim Uddin Ahmed and Caroline M. Moore and Ian William Donaldson and Mark Emberton and Alec Miners and Jan van der Meulen},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the diagnostic outcomes of the current approach of transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided biopsy in men with suspected prostate cancer to an alternative approach using multiparametric MRI (mpMRI), followed by MRI-targeted biopsy if positive. DESIGN Clinical decision analysis was used to synthesise data from recently emerging evidence in a format that is relevant for clinical decision making. POPULATION A hypothetical cohort of 1000 men with suspected prostate cancer… CONTINUE READING
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