Identification of Recurrence Sites Following Post-Prostatectomy Treatment for Prostate Cancer Using 11C-Choline Positron Emission Tomography and Multiparametric Pelvic Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Department of Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Electronic address: [email protected]
- Published Article
The Journal of urology
- Publication Date
Sep 12, 2017
The combination of 11C-choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography and multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging successfully identified patterns of recurrence after postoperative radiotherapy and/or androgen deprivation therapy at a median prostate specific antigen of less than 4 ng/ml. Half of this cohort had local only recurrence and/or a low disease burden limited to pelvic lymph nodes. These patients may benefit from additional local therapy. These data and this analysis may facilitate the evaluation of such patients with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer.
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