Radiologic Management of Musculoskeletal Tumors

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781447114208
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

1 General Pathologic Principles of Muscoloskeletal Neoplasia.- Growth Patterns.- Pathways of Growth.- Surgical Staging System.- Histologic Grade.- Anatomic Extent and Surgical Compartments.- Surgical Stage.- References.- 2 Surgical Principles.- Biopsy.- Definitive Surgery.- References.- 3 Radiologic Evaluation: General Remarks.- Local Behavior of the Tumor.- Radiologic Diagnosis.- Local Extent.- The Radiologic Assessment as the Basis for Clinical Management.- Reference.- 4 Diagnostic Imaging Modalities: Technical Comments.- Conventional Radiography and Tomography.- Arthrography.- Angiography (by Irvin F. Hawkins, Jr.).- Choice of Catheters.- Examination of the Upper Extremity.- Examination of the Retroperitoneum and Pelvis.- Examination of the Lower Extremity.- Analgesia.- Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA).- Carbon Dioxide Angiography.- Xeroradiography.- Ultrasonography.- Scintigraphy.- Computed Tomography (CT).- Patient Position and Choice of Sections.- Contrast Medium Infusion.- Technique for Image Evaluation.- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).- Field Strength.- Coil Design.- Pulse Sequences.- Imaging Plane and Slice Thickness.- Calculation of Relaxation Times.- NMR Spectroscopy.- References.- 5 Local Behavior of the Tumor: Growth Pattern and Growth Rate.- Bone Tumors.- Bone Destruction as Seen in the Plain Film Examination.- Classification according to Lodwick.- Bone Reaction as Seen in the Plain Film Examination.- Endosteal and Periosteal Reactions.- Endosteal Reaction.- Periosteal Reaction.- A Simplified Classification of Local Behavior.- The Value of Other Modalities for Assessment of Local Behavior.- Soft Tissue Tumors.- References.- 6 Radiologic Diagnosis.- Age of the Patient and Pertinent Clinical Information.- Singularity or Multiplicity of the Tumor.- Localization in the Body and in the Bone.- Size and Shape of the Tumor.- Specific Radiologic Patterns of the Tumor Matrix.- Plain Film Radiography.- Ultrasound.- Angiography.- Scintigraphy.- Computed Tomography.- Magnetic Resonance Imaging.- Tissue Characterization: T1 and T2 Values.- Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.- The Diagnosis.- References.- 7 Local Extent of the Tumor.- Bone Tumors.- Intraosseous Extent.- Cortical Breakthrough.- Soft Tissue Component.- Joint Involvement.- Soft Tissue Tumors and Bone Tumors with Soft Tissue Extension.- Definition of Involved Compartment(s).- Involvement of the Neurovascular Bundle.- Involvement of Adjacent Bone.- References.- 8 Radiologic Appearance of the Response to Treatment.- Surgery.- Radiation Therapy.- Chemotherapy.- References.- 9 Imaging Prools.- The Relative Values of the Different Imaging Modalities.- Proposed Prools.- Bone Tumors.- Soft Tissue Tumors and Bone Tumors with Soft Tissue Extension.- Reference.- 10 Case Examples.
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