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Abstaining From Ejaculation Increases Seminal Vesicle Distention

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Background: The seminal vesicles are important to evaluate at prostate MRI, as tumor can spread to these structures and upgrade the tumors. Many radiologists recommend abstaining from ejaculation prior to prostate MRI, but it is unclear how beneficial this is. Objective: To determine if abstaining from ejaculation before prostate MRI improves evaluation of the seminal vesicles. Design: Retrospective study. Methods: 238 patients who underwent prostate MRI were included. They were as more...
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