Dr Thomas Dean
Urological Surgeon

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Visit to Hospital Claude Huriez in Lille, France

With Professor Arnauld Villers - Hospital Caude Huriez

In August ot this year I had the opportunity to visit Arnauld Villers who is the professor in urology at the Hospital Claude Huriez in Lille in northern France. He and the radiologists at the hospital, including Philippe Puech have been pioneers in the development of modern multiparametric prostate MRI. In fact as early as 2006, many years before most other hospitals had started using MRI, they published the results of a study comparing the location of tumours on radical prostatectomy specimens to the findings of preoperative MRI. They found that the MRI accurately predicted the grade and location of tumours in 95% of cases. Read More...