Prostate MRI and MR Guided Intervention

Learning Objectives

Review the literature regarding evolution of biopsy strategies
Describe mpMRI image acquisition pulse sequences in the context of PI-RADS scoring
Plan an MRI-guided biopsy using MRI findings
Assess targeted cores for histologic Gleason score
Discuss implications of targeted biopsy in genomic classifier use

Target Audience
The target audience is the multidisciplinary prostate cancer management team:
GU pathologists
Medical Oncologists
Radiation Oncologists
Radiologists (Diagnostic and Interventional)

Upon completion of this educational activity, learners should be able to:
Discuss the role of MRI in prostate cancer management
Describe biopsy strategies and their benefits and drawbacks
Analyze human prostate tissue acquired with targeted in-bore MRI guidance
Evaluate discordant imaging and pathologic findings

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