Prostate MRI and 3D MR spectroscopy: how we do it

Sadhna Verma, Arumugam Rajesh, Jurgen J Fütterer, Baris Turkbey, Tom W J Scheenen, Yuxi Pang, Peter L Choyke, John Kurhanewicz
AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology 2010, 194 (6): 1414-26

OBJECTIVE: This review is a primer on the technical aspects of performing a high-quality MRI and MR spectroscopic imaging examination of the prostate.

CONCLUSION: MRI and MR spectroscopic imaging are useful tools in the localization, staging, and functional assessment of prostate cancer. Performing a high-quality MR spectroscopic examination requires understanding of the technical aspects and limitations of spectral acquisition, postprocessing techniques, and spectral evaluation.

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