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Radiol Clin North Am. 2011 Nov;49(6):1307-23, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2011.07.011.

Posttherapy imaging of musculoskeletal neoplasms.

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Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Florida, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA. garner.hillary@mayo.edu

Abstract

Posttreatment imaging is important to ensure early detection of oncological complications, and appropriate timing and frequency is an important consideration, especially in high-risk patients. Focused magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is the preferred modality for detection of local recurrence of soft tissue tumors and is also used in high-risk osteosarcoma. Although posttreatment changes can mimic or obscure local recurrence on MR imaging, a systematic approach and knowledge of the features of recurrence versus therapeutic change allows differentiation in almost all cases. Positron emission tomography/computed tomography is also emerging as an important problem-solving tool in local recurrence and in metastatic surveillance.

PMID:
22024300
DOI:
10.1016/j.rcl.2011.07.011
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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