Fusion Biopsy for Prostate Cancer

Dr. H. Ballentine Carter, professor of urology and oncology, explains the difference between a standard biopsy procedure and a fusion biopsy procedure for prostate cancer.  

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Questions Asked:

1. What is the difference between a standard ultrasound guided biopsy and a fusion MRI guided biopsy for prostate cancer? (0:10)
2. Who is the ideal patient for a fusion biopsy procedure? (0:32)
3. What research has the Johns Hopkins Brady Urological Institute done to determine the success of the fusion procedure? (0:54)
4. Why should I refer patients to Johns Hopkins for fusion biopsy procedures? (1:38)

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H. Ballentine Carter, MD

Professor of Urology, Oncology

Dr. Herbert Ballantine Carter is a professor of urology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He is an internationally recognized expert in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate disease, both cancerous and non-cancerous. ...