Simplified PI-RADS-based biparametric MRI: A rationale for detecting and managing prostate cancer

  • Michele Scialpi
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging Division, Perugia University, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, S. Andrea delle Fratte, 06156 Perugia, Italy.
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
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      Biparametric MRI is a potential and valid alternative to multiparametric MRI. The simplified Prostate Imaging-Reporting and Data System (S-PI-RADS)-based biparametric MRI represents the rationale for the validation and standardization in clinical practice of MRI in detecting, managing and guiding biopsy in naïve men with suspicion prostate cancer.


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