The multiparametric prostate resonance imaging with the prostate imaging-reporting and data system (PI-RADS): the state of art of prostate cancer diagnosis

Vol. 45 (3): 422-423, May – June, 2019

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2019.03.01


EDITORIAL In this issue

Luciano Alves Favorito 1, 2, 3
1 Unidade de Pesquisa Urogenital da Univ. Estadual do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil; 2 Hospital Federal da Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil; 3 Editor Associado da International Braz J Urol

The May-June 2019 issue of the International Brazilian Journal of Urology presents original contributions with a lot of interesting papers in different fields: Prostate Cancer, Renal stones, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Biopsy, Kidney Transplant, Neurogenic Bladder and Upper Urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

The papers come from many different countries such as Brazil, USA, Turkey, China, India, Taiwan, Spain, Poland, Japan, Portugal, Israel and United Kingdon, and as usual the editor ́s comment highlights some papers. In the present issue we had 7 papers about prostate cancer (1-7) and we decided to comment the paper about a very interesting topic: The impact of Prostate Imaging-Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS) in Prostate Biopsy.

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