Category Archives: Imaging

Multi Parametric MRI- Combidex and Ferumoxytol with Dr. J. Barentsz

Question: Although my bone scan and CT scan are negative, my PSA is rising after surgery.  What tests can I do to find out if I have prostate cancer in the lymph nodes? 1.  Dr. Barken will discuss strategies to … Continue reading

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Pet Scans- Dr. H. Jadvar, University of Southern California

Question:  What’s the role of PET scans in defining recurrent, progressive disease?   We continue our focus on the M.I.A.principles (Markers, Imaging, and Assessment) in this week’s Video Post and the Ask Dr. Barken Show.  These are the principles I use in Patient Coaching … Continue reading

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Duke Bahn M.D. – Color Doppler Ultrasound: Its Diagnostic Impact on Patient Care

Dr. Duke Bahn explains Color Doppler Ultrasound and how is it used for Diagnosis, Biopsy, Active Surveillance and Recurrent Disease, in a presentation at a recent PCRI meeting of radiology experts. Dr. Duke Bahn Phone number: 805-585-3082 or toll free at 888-234-0004. For … Continue reading

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Role of Multi-Parametric MRI in diagnosis, pre-operative planning, active surveillance monitoring and defining recurrent disease.

This week we have a lecture by Dr. Dan Margolis from UCLA who explains Multi Parametric MRI and how is it used for Diagnosis, Biopsy, Active Surveillance , Recurrent Disease and Metastatic Disease.  This presentation was given by Dr. Margolis during a recent … Continue reading

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MultiParametric MRI and MRI Guided Biopsy

Multi- Parametric MRI- ( See VIDEO below these slides) Robert Princenthal, M.D., Rolling Oaks Radiology, Thousand Oaks, CA.

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C 13 Pyruvate MRI Study of the Prostate

UCSF RadiologyProfessor John Kurhanewicz, Ph.D. is heading research at UCSF on an imaging test that utilizes a new approach.  First, C-13 Pyruvate is cooled to very low temperatures.  It is mixed with magnetic parts and then the mixture is injected … Continue reading

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