The diagnostic accuracy and cost-effectiveness of magnetic resonance spectroscopy and enhanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques in aiding the localisation of prostate abnormalities for biopsy:A systematic review and economic evaluation

Mowatt, G, Scotland, G, Boachie, C, Cruickshank, M, Ford, J A, Fraser, C, Kurban, L, Lam, T B, Padhani, A R, Royle, J, Scheenen, T W and Tassie, E (2013) The diagnostic accuracy and cost-effectiveness of magnetic resonance spectroscopy and enhanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques in aiding the localisation of prostate abnormalities for biopsy:A systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technology Assessment, 17 (20). vii-xix, 1-281. ISSN 1366-5278

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Abstract

In the UK, prostate cancer (PC) is the most common cancer in men. A diagnosis can be confirmed only following a prostate biopsy. Many men find themselves with an elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level and a negative biopsy. The best way to manage these men remains uncertain.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: biopsy,cost-benefit analysis,diffusion magnetic resonance imaging,humans,magnetic resonance imaging,magnetic resonance spectroscopy,male,prostate,prostatic neoplasms
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2014 16:50
Last Modified: 14 May 2020 23:57
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/50669
DOI: 10.3310/hta17200

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