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Abstract #0528

Transrectal MRI-Guided Biopsy of the Prostate - Results in a Cohort with 100 Patients with Negative Ultrasound Guided Biopsy and Persisting or Increasing PSA Levels

Matthias C. Roethke1, David Schilling2, Aristotelis G. Anastasiadis3, Matthias P. Lichy, Arnulf Stenzl2, Claus D. Claussen, Heinz-Peter Schlemmer1

1Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany; 2Urology, University Hospital; 3Urology, Grossburgwedel Hospital, Germany

Transrectal MRI-guided biopsy of the prostate in a cohort with 100 patients with prior negative ultrasound guided biopsy and persisting or increasing PSA levels. Results show detection rate of MRI-guided biopsy(49%)is considerably higher compared to standard repetition procedure with transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy (up to 26% even after saturation biopsy).