Month: January 2014

Patients Prefer MRI-Guided Biopsy

By: Dan Sperling, MD Patients frequently ask me about the differences between a standard transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) prostate biopsy vs the MRI-guided biopsy we offer at the Sperling Prostate Center. I point out the superior imaging of 3T multiparametric MRI technology over the much lower resolution of ultrasound. I also discuss the low number of keep reading

MRI vs. Color Doppler in Detecting Prostate Cancer

By Dr. Sperling Some patients cannot tolerate IV gadolinium contrast due to impaired kidney function or other conditions.  In these patients, Dr. Sperling utilizes Power Doppler Sonography (Ultrasound) of the prostate, a non-invasive way to evaluate for prostate tumors with their abnormal blood vessels without contrast.  Dr. Sperling will then fuse these ultrasound images onto the non-contrast MRI keep reading
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