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A higher false negative rate in detecting prostate cancer?

ESUI17: A higher false negative rate in detecting prostate cancer?

More than 180 participants gathered in Barcelona last 16 November 2017 for the 6th Meeting of the EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI17). With the high attendance and enthusiastic discussions, ESUI17 demonstrated the sustained interest for urological imaging and...

ESUI17: MRI’s effectivity in improving PCa diagnosis

Is magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) before primary biopsy cost-effective?  Does imaging have potential to further improve diagnostics? Is there a need to analyse MRI cost-effectiveness? These are some of the topics discussed today during the EAU Section of Urological...
5th ESUI tackles challenges

5th ESUI tackles challenges

In a rainy and rather cold day in November last year, the 5th meeting of the EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI16) took place in Milan, Italy, a day before the 8th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC)....

ESUI16: Neves wins Best Poster Award

Clinical research fellow, Dr. Joana Neves, was granted the Best Poster Award for her research “Combining mpMRI sequences for the diagnosis of prostate cancer – the value of adding diffusion and contrast enhancement to T2W on 3Tesla: Outcomes from...

ESUI16: New trends in ultrasound technologies

New trends and the current evolution in ultrasound (US)-based technologies used in the diagnosis of prostate cancer were examined in the plenary session of the 5th EAU Section of Urological Imaging Meeting (ESUI16) held today in Milan, with experts...

ESUI16: Infections following prostate biopsies: Tackling the challenge

Tackling infectious complications remains a tough challenge, but urologists can overcome this problem through a concerted, multi-pronged approach that combines antibiotic stewardship with strict adherence to guideline recommendations. “It is important to know the prevalence of these infections and...

ESUI16: MRI before biopsy offers benefits but quality assurance needed

Emerging imaging technologies such as multi-parametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mpMRI) offer benefits but more empirical studies are needed to support quality assessments of emerging imaging procedures. At the opening plenary session of the 5th EAU Section of Urological Imaging...