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Table 2 Studies characteristics. All studies used as a reference standard histopathological assessment of biopsied tissue obtained by TRUS

From: A systematic review on multiparametric MR imaging in prostate cancer detection

Authors Modality N. Patients ERC versus PAC MR Scanner TESLA Intensity
Amsellem-Ouazana et al. 2005 T2, MRSI, T2 or MRSI 42 ERC 1.5T
Babaian et al. 2000 T2 38 PAC 1.5T
Beyersdorff et al. 2002 T2 38 ERC 1.5T
Bhatia et al. 2007 MRSI, T2 and MRSI 21 ERC 1.5T
Bloch et al. 2007 T2, DCE, T2 and DCE 32 ERC 1.5T
Bloch et al. 2012 T2 and DCE 108 ERC 3T
Cheikh et al. 2009 T2, DCE, T2 or DCE 93 PAC 1.5T
Cirillo et al. 2008 T2, MRSI, T2 or MRSI 54 ERC 1.5T
Destefanis et al. 2009 T2 or MRSI 26 ERC 1.5T
Franiel et al 2011 T2, T2 or MRSI, T2 or DCE 54 ERC 1.5T
Haider 2007 T2, T2 and DCE 392 ERC 1.5T
Iwazawa et al. 2011 T2 or DWI or DCE 1424 PAC 1.5T
Kim et al. 2005 T2, DCE 954 PAC 1.5T
Kitajima et al. 2010 T2 or DWI or DCE 424 PAC 3T
Lattouf et al. 2007 T2, DCE, T2 or DCE 26 ERC 1.5/3T
Panebianco et al. 2010 DCE, MRSI, MRSI and DCE 150 ERC 1.5T
Perrotti et al. 2002 T2 74 ERC 1.5/3T
Prando et al. 2005 T2, MRSI, T2 and MRSI 42 ERC 1.5T
Sciarra et al. 2010 DCE, MRSI, MRSI and DCE 90 ERC 1.5T
Tamada et al. 2011 T2, DCE, T2 or DWI or DCE 50 PAC 1.5T
Tanimoto et al. 2007 T2 or DWI or DCE 83 PAC 1.5T
Testa et al. 2010 T2, MRSI, T2 and MRSI, T2 or MRSI 54 ERC 1.5T
Vilanova et al. 2011 T2 or DWI or DCE 140 ERC 1.5T
Wetter et al. 2005 T2, MRSI, T2 and MRSI, T2 or MRSI 6 ERC 1.5T
Yao et al. 2009 T2 41 ERC 3T
Younes et al. 2001 T2 27 ERC 1.5T
Yuen et al. 2004 T2, MRSI, T2 and MRSI, T2 or MRSI 24 ERC 1.5T
Petrillo et al. 2014 T2, MRSI, T2 and MRSI 136 ERC 1.5T
Petrillo et al. 2013 MRSI and DCE 106 ERC 1.5T
Heijmink et al. 2010 T2 46 PAC 3T
Sciarra et al. 2007 T2, DCE, MRSI and DCE 50 ERC 1.5T
  1. ERC endorectal coil, PAC phase array coil