Ryan S. Hsi, MD, presented “Focus on Prostate Microultrasound: Fluciclovine and PSMA Gallium PET” for the Grand Rounds in Urology audience in August, 2019.

How to cite: Hsi, Ryan S. Focus on Prostate Microultrasound: Fluciclovine and PSMA Gallium PET” August, 2019. Accessed Nov 2019. https://grandroundsinurology.com/focus-on-prostate-micro-ultrasound-fluciclovine-and-psma-gallium-pet​​/

Focus on Prostate Microultrasound: Fluciclovine and PSMA Gallium PET – Summary:

Ryan S. Hsi, MD, reviews findings from abstracts presented at the American Urological Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting on the use of high-resolution microultrasound in detecting prostate cancer. The research suggests that 18F-fluciclovine PET is most useful in patients with high PSA and can potentially guide lymph node dissection during surgery, while PSMA gallium PET appears to have promise for a number of scenarios, including the initial staging for high-risk disease, the early detection of biochemical recurrence, and radio-guided surgery for salvage lymph node dissection.