Focal Nanoknife therapy - safe new treatment

14 Jul 2014

Focal Nanoknife therapy for localised prostate cancer is proving to be a safe treatment. Although relatively new Prof Stricker has now completed over 35 focal NanoKnife treatments and is extremely pleased with the safety.

Experience trumps technique when it comes to surgery

28 Apr 2014

Jill Margo's article in the Financial Review, "Experience trumps tehnique when it comes to surgery", looks at the recent study published in European Urology that focussed on Dr Stricker's results.

MRI as a second-line screening tool

02 Oct 2013

After having completed 250 cases where MRI's were performed before biopsies on patients with raised PSA, the study concluded that if the MRI is negative, it is highly accurate. This suggests that perhaps one can avoid biopsies in this situation. Furthermore if the MRI is positive, it also improves the accuracy of targeting the tumour. This study will change the way patients are assessed for prostate cancer. A recent review performed for general practitioners in Australia appeared in Medicine Today.

MRI Guided transperineal biopsy

02 Oct 2013

Australia's first targeted safe biopsy of the prostate. Prof Stricker is amongst the first in Australia to pursue transperineal MRI ultrasound-fusion guided biopsy into the prostate. This uses advances in MRI imaging, fused with ultrasound. He recently confirmed that this was the safest biospy technique.

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