Hybrid imaging PET/MR in prostatic carcinoma

Authors: Jiří Ferda;  Eva Ferdová;  Radek Tupý;  Jan Baxa
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika zobrazovacích metod LF UK a FN Plzeň
Published in: Čas. Lék. čes. 2018; 157: 169-174
Category: Review Article


Imaging of the own prostatic tissue is being not easy using standard tumour imaging approaches, contrast enhanced computed tomography and the hybrid imaging using PET/CT with the application of the 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose. Magnetic resonance imaging is useful in detection of the patients with the elevated prostatic specific antigen (PSA) and/or with the increased index of the health prostate index (PHI).

The novel imaging possibilities of the imaging is hybrid positron emission tomography – magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MR) with the application of 18F-fluorocholine (FCH), 18F-natriumfluoride (18F-NaF) or 68Ga-PSMA-11 (ligand of prostatic specific membrane antigen) in detection, staging or restaging of the prostatic carcinoma. PET/MR represents current optimal method of the staging, restaging and therapy response evaluation of prostatic carcinoma.>


prostatic carcinoma, PET/MR, 18F-fluorocholine, 18F-natriumfluoride, 68Ga-PSMA-11


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