Rofo 2017; 189(01): 21-28
DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-119451
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MRI of the Prostate: Recommendations on Patient Preparation and Scanning Protocol

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Tobias Franiel
1  Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Jena, Germany
,
Michael Quentin
2  Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
,
Ullrich Gerd Mueller-Lisse
3  Department of Radiology, University of Munich, München, Germany
,
Lars Schimmoeller
2  Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
,
Patrick Asbach
4  Department of Radiology, Charité Campus Mitte, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
,
Stefan Rödel
5  Radiology, Städtisches Klinikum Dresden Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany
,
Winfried Willinek
6  Radiology, University of Bonn, Germany
,
Katja Hueper
7  Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
,
Dirk Beyersdorff
8  Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
,
Matthias Röthke
9  Radiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
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Publication History

14 April 2016

21 September 2016

Publication Date:
21 December 2016 (online)

Abstract

The Working Group Uroradiology and Urogenital Diagnosis of the German Roentgen Society has developed uniform recommendations for the preparation and implementation of prostate MRI. In the first part detailed recommendations are given in tabular form regarding 1. anamnestic data before prostate MRI, 2. termination of examinations and preparation of examinations, 3. examination protocol and 4. MRI-guided in-bore biopsy. In the second part, the recommendations are discussed in detail and relevant background information is provided.

Key Points:

  • Uniform recommendations for prostate MRI has been developed from the Working Group Uroradiology and Urogenital Diagnosis of the German Roentgen Society.

  • Necessary anamnestic data, recommendations for termination of examinations and prepararion of examinations, examination protocol and MRI guided in-bore biopsy are detailed expressed and documented.

Citation Format

  • Franiel T., Quentin M., Mueller-Lisse U. G. et al. MRI of the Prostate: Recommendations on Patient Preparation and Scanning Protocol. Fortschr Röntgenstr 2017; 189: 21 – 28