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What to Expect from a Prostate MRI Exam

posted on WED, APR 20 2016 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Prostate MRI is becoming more common in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. If your Urologist tells you to get an MRI, do you know what to expect? In this story, you can see what the exam is like and how the images are used to identify cancer that could be missed with ultrasound alone. Urologist Dr. Todd Brandt explains the advances he’s made by fusing together images from MRI and TRUS (transrectal ultrasound). And CDI Body Radiologist Dr. Michael Walker explains how an MRI of the prostate works:

About Dr. Walker
Michael D. Walker, M.D. is a board certified musculoskeletal radiologist at Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has additional expertise in abdominal CT and MR imaging. Read his full bio here

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