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Can Tumor-to-Bladder ADC Ratio Predict Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness?

Background: Prostate cancer is common though possibly overdiagnosed as many of these lesions are not aggressive and would not be clinically significant. Objective: To determine if apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values and ADC ratios correspond to Gleason scores. Design: Retrospective study. Methods: 165 patients with prostate cancer who underwent MRI prior to radical prostatectomy were included. MR images were evaluated by a radiologist who was blinded to the pathologic resul more...
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