Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound of the Prostate

Ethan J. Halpern, MD, Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Radiology at Jefferson University Hospital, reviews the history and limitations of using standard grayscale and doppler TRUS imaging to identify cancers within the prostate. He further discusses contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the prostate, and how, when combined with subharmonic flash replenishment imaging, it represents a major step forward in identifying malignant vascular patterns within the prostate.

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