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Dr. Daniel Costa on the BackTable Urology Podcast

Dr. Daniel Costa

Diagnostic Radiologist

Dr. Daniel Costa is a diagnostic radiologist and an associate professor of radiology at UT Southewstern in Dallas, Texas.

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Ep 94 TULSA-PRO: A Practical Guide for Setup and Success with Dr. Daniel Costa and Dr. Xiaosong Meng
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About Dr. Daniel Costa

Daniel Costa, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of its Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Division. He is a board-certified radiologist whose clinical interests include imaging modalities used to study conditions of the abdomen and pelvis, particularly multiparametric MRI and MRI-guided targeted biopsies for the detection and characterization of prostate cancer.

Dr. Costa earned his medical degree at the University of São Paulo in Brazil, where he also completed both his residency in radiology and fellowship in abdominal imaging. He completed additional advanced training in body MRI through a fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Dr. Costa is a nationally recognized researcher in the field of prostate cancer, and his work has resulted in multiple original research articles, publications, and conference presentations.

In addition to his publishing activities, Dr. Costa serves as a reviewer for Radiology, Investigative Radiology, American Journal of Roentgenology, European Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Journal, Urology, Abdominal Radiology, Urologic Oncology, and the International Brazilian Journal of Urology.

Dr. Costa is an active member of numerous national and international professional organizations, including the Radiological Society of North America, the European Society of Radiology, the American College of Radiology, the American Urological Association, and the Texas Radiological Society.

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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Daniel Costa

Episode #94


On this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Aditya Bagrodia, Dr. Daniel Costa (UT Southwestern), and Dr. Xiaosong Meng (UT Southwestern) discuss patient selection and procedure for TULSA-PRO, a new transurethral ultrasound ablation system that incorporates real-time MR imaging, as a focal treatment option for prostate cancer.

Articles Featuring Dr. Daniel Costa

TULSA prostate treatment device

TULSA prostate treatment is a new prostate cancer treatment option that uses real-time MRI thermometry to visualize treatment areas and boundaries. TULSA treatment for prostate cancer requires proper patient selection and preparation are crucial for success. Learn more!

Tulsa procedure technique device placement diagram

The TULSA procedure for the treatment of prostate cancer involves several technical steps, including imaging, device placement, ablation control, & real-time monitoring. Learn more in this guide.

Transurethral ultrasound ablation MRI

Transurethral ultrasound ablation may offer distinct advantages over alternative treatment options for prostate cancer. Xioasong Meng and Dr. Aditya Bagrodia team up with radiologist Dr. Daniel Costa to explain how to establish a TULSA program for prostate cancer treatment.

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