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Of PCa@Bx” line. DRE, digital rectal examination (1 = suspicious, 0 = normal); %fPSA, % free prostate-speciﬁc antigen; PSA, prostate-speciﬁc antigen; Sampling Density: ratio between prostate volume and number of planned biopsy cores. (Reprinted with permission from Chun FK, Briganti A, Graefen M, et al: Development and external validation of an extended 10-core biopsy nomogram. 112 3814 2900 834 1775 6469 1239 348 212 656 3474 700 151 No. 7 (6–13) 6 Not available Not available Not available 6 6 Mean No.
Ozden E, Yaman O, Gogus C, et al: The optimum doses of and injection locations for periprostatic nerve blockade for transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy of the prostate: a prospective, randomized, placebo controlled study. J Urol 170:2319–2322, 2003. 30. Schostak M, Christoph F, Muller M, et al: Optimizing local anesthesia during 10-core biopsy of the prostate. Urology 60:253–257, 2002. 31. Cevik I, Dillioglugil O, Zisman A, et al: Combined “periprostatic and periapical” local anesthesia is not superior to “periprostatic” anesthesia alone in reducing pain during Tru-Cut prostate biopsy.
Although early reports with 18F ﬂuorodeoxyglucose PET in prostate cancer were disappointing, newer reconstruction techniques and new PET agents, including 11C methionine, 11C acetate, 11C choline, and 18 F ﬂuorodihydrotestosterone, hold great promise for the metabolic evaluation of prostate cancer and the improvement of our understanding of tumor biology. : Imaging prostate cancer: a multidisciplinary perspective. Radiology 243: 28–83, 2007. Reprinted with permission. Table 2-7. Use of Imaging in Staging Prostate Cancer Source Imaging The selection of an imaging modality for prostate cancer should be based on the questions that need to be answered for a particular patient (Box 2-4).