He confirmed that the MRI allows for accurate localisation. The procedure is performed using the transperineal technique thus affords an excellent level of safety. Alternatives include an MR-guided biopsy within the MRI machine. This relies on biopsy through the rectum and it’s attendant infection risk. For selected cases there is also the In-Gantry option. Prof Stricker's preference is for the MR-ultrasound fusion technology because of its safety.