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Staging

  • K. WörtlerEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Staging is of major importance for prognostic evaluation and treatment planning in patients with soft tissue sarcomas. This chapter focuses on the role of radiology in oncologic and local staging, follow-up and repeat staging. The value of MR imaging for assessment of local tumor spread is emphasized, and diagnostic criteria for determining tumor size and depth, neurovascular encasement, bone involvement, and joint invasion are specified.

Keywords

Soft Tissue Sarcoma Synovial Sarcoma Epithelioid Sarcoma Clear Cell Sarcoma Myxoid Liposarcoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyTechnische Universität MünchenMunichGermany

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