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Radiology Investigations and Interventions in Gynaeoncology

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Radiological investigations are essential in evaluating gynaecological malignancies at every stage of management, from screening to post-treatment surveillance, and their role is highlighted in the recent version of FIGO staging system. Multiple imaging modalities like ultrasound, CT, MRI and FDG PET CT are available for assessing gynaecological malignancies which complement each other, and the choice of modality depends on the type and stage of the cancer and more importantly, the resources available within a practice setting. This chapter will summarise the techniques, protocols, and applications of the imaging modalities utilised in gynaecological oncology, provide recommended imaging pathways for the main cancer sites, and briefly discuss the role of image guided interventions.

Keywords

  • CT
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • FDG PET CT
  • Radiology
  • Gynaecological malignancy
  • Gynaeoncology

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Ambadipudi, L. (2022). Radiology Investigations and Interventions in Gynaeoncology. In: Singh, K., Gupta, B. (eds) Gynecological Oncology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94110-9_18

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