A highly specialized imaging procedure performed at Charter Radiology to evaluate the prostate gland and how it absorbs contrast material over time. Its most common use follows the diagnosis of prostate cancer, where it is particularly useful for local staging and localization of prostatic tumors.
With the powerful 3T MRI, this valuable procedure is painless and can be completed in just 30 minutes.
No endorectal coil or radiation is used during this procedure.
Charter Radiology utilizes a dedicated software application with advanced visualization tools for a complete analysis of the prostate gland.
- Elevated PSA.
- Prior history of prostate cancer-local staging (determine whether disease has extended beyond the capsule of the prostate).
- Infection (prostatitis) or abcess.
- Enlarged prostate (BPH).
- Detection of local re-occurrence.