OBJECTIVES: Photodynamic therapy is a new focal therapy for prostate cancer.
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METHODS: In this technique, a photosensitising agent is introduced intravenously, then activated by local laser illumination to induce tumour necrosis. Treatment efficacy is assessed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: We illustrate specific post-treatment MRI aspects at early and late follow-up with pathological correlations.
Kulik M, Nedelcu C, Martin F, Lebdai S, Rousselet MC, Azzouzi AR, Aubé C. Are you the author?
Department of Radiology, CHU Angers, 4 rue Larrey, 49100, Angers, France.
Reference: Insights Imaging. 2014 Oct 7. Epub ahead of print.