Results from ExactVu™ Micro-Ultrasound Studies Featured Prominently at the American Urological Association’s (AUA) 114th Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL

San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) -- Micro-Ultrasound and its Significant Clinical Benefits are Featured at the Largest Prostate Cancer Conference in 2 Clinical Talks, 5 Oral Presentations and Clinical Posters and a Skills Symposium.  Exact Imaging, the world’s leader in high-resolution micro-ultrasound systems enabling real-time imaging and biopsy guidance for the prostate, and its ExactVu™ micro-ultrasound system will be featured prominently at the 114th Annual Meeting of the AUA (American Urological Association) in Chicago, IL from May 3 - 6, 2019. There will be a podium talk on the “High Resolution 29 MHz Micro-Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Primary and Recurrent Prostate Cancer (Session PD23-03) by DrsKlotz and Woon (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, CA) and a second podium talk on “A Multi-Institutional Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Novel First Generation High-Resolution Micro-Ultrasound with Conventional Frequency Ultrasound for Transrectal Prostate Biopsy (Session PD23-04) by Dr. Christian Pavlovich (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA), both on Saturday, May 4, 2019. A Skills Enhancement Workshop on “Targeted Prostate Biopsies using Micro-Ultrasound” on Sunday, May 5th will feature the following 3 talks:

  • ExactVu Micro-Ultrasound for Targeted Prostate Biopsies: 2 Years of Clinical Experience and Growing Body of Clinical Evidence (Dr. Gregg Eure, Urology of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA)
  • Comparison of Cancer Detection Rate of ExactVu Micro-Ultrasound vs. mpMRI/MRI Fusion (Dr. Rafael Sanchez-Salas, L'institut Mutualiste Montsouris (l’IMM), Paris, FR)
  • Significant Potential of 29 MHz Micro-Ultrasound for Urologic Imaging — and Potential for Personalized Treatment (Dr. Daniel Rukstalis, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC)
In addition, the following 5 posters citing the clinical utility of the ExactVu micro-ultrasound system will also be presented at the conference:

  • Comparison of Cancer Detection Rates in Micro-Ultrasound Biopsies Versus Robotic Ultrasound-Magnetic Resonance Imaging Fusion Biopsies for Prostate Cancer
    Oliver R. Claros et al., L'Institut Mutualiste Montsouris (IMM), Paris, FR
  • Comparison of Micro-Ultrasound and Multiparametric MRI Imaging for Prostate Cancer: An International Meta-Analysis
    Giovanni Lughezzani et al., Instituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Italy
  • Diagnostic Accuracy of Targeted Prostate Biopsies: Results from a Prospective Trial Comparing Micro-Ultrasound with Multiparametric MRI for the Detection of Prostate Cancer
    Davide Maffei et al, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy
  • Diagnostic Accuracy of the Novel 29 MHz Micro-Ultrasound “ExactVu” for the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer: A Prospective Single Institutional Study
    Francesco Chessa et al, Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • A Prospective Validation of the Diagnostic Accuracy of PRI-MUS for Prostate Cancer Risk Identification
    Dr. Ferdinand Luger et al., Ordensklinikum Linz, Barmherzige Schwestern Linz, Austria
Exact Imaging will also be exhibiting the ExactVu platform, along with the FusionVu application during the commercial exhibition in Booth #2111. The conference and exhibit will be held at the McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.
“The growing number of talks, posters, and workshops on the ExactVu micro-ultrasound system reflects the utility and growing pervasiveness of micro-ultrasound as a leading tool for urologists worldwide to guide their targeted biopsies,” says Randy AuCoin, Exact Imaging’s President and CEO. “The ExactVu micro-ultrasound system provides the highest real-time resolution for targeted prostate biopsies. The results being presented from across our extensive network of customers shows the usefulness of the system for improving practitioners’ abilities to visualize and guide their targeted prostate biopsies and then follow treatment pathways”.
Further Related Content: 
AUA 2019 Annual Meeting Conference Highlights - Starting Soon! May 3, 2019
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