Endorectal Coil Magnetic Resonance Images (ERC-MRI)
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When we acquired MR images of the prostate gland using a coil (receiver antenna) inside the rectum, we can see areas with tumour in the prostate gland, and well as details of the anatomy. The coil inside the rectum changes the shape of the prostate gland. In order to use this images to help target radiation therapy to the tumour better, we need to deform the images to the original shape of the prostate gland without the coil. In this study, we will develop a way to deform the images accurately.
Condition or disease
Procedure: Endorectal Coil Magnetic Resonance Images
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
adenocarcinoma of the prostate
patient undergoing dose escalated conformal EBRT
low or intermediate risk prognostic factors: PSA < or equa to20, gleason score <8, T <T3, N category 0 or X, M category 0 or X
> or equal to 18 years of age
ECOG performance status 0 or 1
contraindications to MRI
bleeding diathesis and anti-coagulative therapy that cannot be temporarily ceased precluding insertion of fiducial markers