Musculoskeletal Sarcoma: Update on Imaging of the Post-treatment Patient

Hillary W. Garner, Mark J. Kransdorf

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Post-treatment imaging of musculoskeletal sarcoma remains challenging, but newer imaging techniques are improving our ability to recognize both local and distant recurrence and accurately distinguish local recurrence from post-treatment change. We review recent advances in dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging, diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging with apparent diffusion coefficient mapping and positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the post-treatment follow-up of musculoskeletal sarcoma. We also describe our multidisciplinary sarcoma team approach to patient care and the essential role of the radiologist in the clinical follow-up scheme.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-20
Number of pages9
JournalCanadian Association of Radiologists Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016


  • Bone
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Post-treatment imaging
  • Sarcoma
  • Soft tissue

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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