What is the role of ProstaScint scanning in the workup of prostate cancer?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Lanna Cheuck, DO; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Likewise, there is renewed interest in ProstaScint scans fused with MRI or CT images. ProstaScint scanning involves the use of a murine monoclonal antibody that reacts with prostate-specific membrane antigen to identify cancer in the prostate and in metastatic deposits.


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