Diagnosis and planning in the management of musculoskeletal tumors: Surgical perspective

Onder Ofluoglu, Stefano Boriani, Alessandro Gasbarrini, Federico De Iure, Rakesh Donthineni

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The evaluation of musculoskeletal tumors requires a close interaction between the orthopedic oncologist, radiologist, and the pathologist. Successful outcome can be achieved in a considerable number of patients by following the appropriate diagnostic strategies and staging studies. The aim of this article is to outline the presentation, imaging, and staging of the primary and metastatic bone and soft tissue tumors. Some of the image-guided interventions for these tumors are also presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-190
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in Interventional Radiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010



  • Biopsy
  • Embolization
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Staging
  • Tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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