Category Archives: Biopsy

Percentage Involved Core Length and Risk of Recurrence After Radical Prostatectomy

Article: Greatest Percentage Involved Core Length and Risk of Clinically Significant Prostate-Specific Antigen Failure After Radical Prostatectomy. Author:  Anthony V. D’Amico Source: Clinical Genitourinary Cancer.  March 5, 2015

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Active Surveillance- Canadian Experience Part 2.

  Active Surveillance:  Current status and future direction. Part 2. Mayo Clinic Review, Hawaii Feb 2 2014 Produced by UroToday.      Click here to send me a question by sending a video.  Click to view instructions.

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Empiric antibiotics for elevated PSA

Empiric antibiotics for an elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level: a randomised, prospective, controlled multi-institutional trial. Abstract – BJU Int. 2013,Nov;112(7):925-9.  Citation on PubMed Abstract discussed by Dr. Israel Barken , the Medical Director of the Prostate Cancer Research and Education … Continue reading

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MRI detects prostate cancer better than conventional TRUS biopsy, and is implemented through e-communication

This is a lecture by Dr. Jelle Barentz. Professor of Radiology Prostate MR-Center of Excellence Department of Radiology Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre The Netherlands Topic:  MRI detects prostate cancer better than conventional TRUS biopsy, and is implemented through e-communication. … Continue reading

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Question: Shall I do a biopsy of the prostate?

The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, Feb. 7th at 6pm Pacific Time.  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Question of the week:   An email from a patient gave brief medical history and ended with … Continue reading

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Duke Bahn M.D. – Color Doppler Ultrasound: Its Diagnostic Impact on Patient Care

Dr. Duke Bahn explains Color Doppler Ultrasound and how is it used for Diagnosis, Biopsy, Active Surveillance and Recurrent Disease, in a presentation at a recent PCRI meeting of radiology experts. Dr. Duke Bahn Phone number: 805-585-3082 or toll free at 888-234-0004. For … Continue reading

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MultiParametric MRI and MRI Guided Biopsy

Multi- Parametric MRI- ( See VIDEO below these slides) Robert Princenthal, M.D., Rolling Oaks Radiology, Thousand Oaks, CA.

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