Imaging in bladder cancer: Present role and future perspectives

Marco Racioppi, Emilio Sacco, Pierfrancesco Bassi, Angelo Totaro, Francesco Pinto, Ermanno Cappa, Aldo Volpe, Giuseppe Palermo, Antonio Brescia

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Advances in imaging have an increasingly significant role in the diagnosis, staging and restaging of patients with bladder cancer. This paper reviews the current use of imaging in bladder neoplasms, comparing the different radiologic investigations, and discusses the potential applications of novel imaging techniques in the management of patients with bladder cancer. Copyright © 2010 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)373-380
Number of pages8
JournalUrologia Internationalis
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • Bladder neoplasms
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Tumor staging
  • Contrast Media
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prognosis
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
  • Urography
  • Imaging


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