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ACR Appropriateness Criteria Follow-Up of Malignant or Aggressive Musculoskeletal Tumors PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 February 2016 17:00
Appropriate imaging modalities for the follow-up of malignant or aggressive musculoskeletal tumors include radiography, MRI, CT, 18F-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose PET/CT, 99mTc bone scan, and ultrasound. Clinical scenarios reviewed include evaluation for metastatic disease to the lung in low- and high-risk patients, for osseous metastatic disease in asymptomatic and symptomatic patients, for local recurrence of osseous tumors with and without significant hardware present, and for local recurrence of soft tissue tumors.

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