PI-RADS v2.1 flowchart

Case contributed by Dr Francis Deng

Presentation

Suspected prostate cancer in treatment-naïve prostate gland.

Patient Data

Age: adult
Gender: Male
Diagram

Prostate Imaging Reporting & Data System version 2.1

Abbreviations: DWI = diffusion-weighted imaging; DCE = dynamic contrast-enhanced imaging; T2WI = T2-weighted imaging; TZ = transition zone; PZ = peripheral zone

Case Discussion

The prostate imaging reporting and data system (PI-RADS) is a standardized reporting system for multiparametric MRI in treatment-naive patients to evaluate for suspected prostate cancer. The PI-RADS category corresponds to a likelihood of clinically signficant cancer (1=highly unlikely, 2=unlikely, 3=indeterminate, 4=likely, 5=highly likely).

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Case information

rID: 70893
Published: 8th Sep 2019
Last edited: 8th Sep 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital

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