Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group

Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group

Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group

RPAH Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group - Radiologists, Surgeons, Pathologists

SESSIONS

AN APPROACH TO FATTY TUMOURS

Understand the imaging findings of benign vs. malignant lipomatous tumours; when to “leave alone “vs. follow up or refer to tumour surgeon; Atypical lipomatous tumour/low grade liposarcoma – location, imaging, pathology; MRI protocols (and use of gadolinium); Pathology and “special tests”; Clinical management

Plenary #5: Tumour MDT

AN APPROACH TO CARTILAGINOUS TUMOURS

Imaging features of benign vs. malignant cartilage tumours; when to “leave alone” vs. follow up or refer to tumour surgeon; Pathology – limitations, critical role of histopathology and imaging correlation; Clinical management

Plenary #5: Tumour MDT

AN APPROACH TO SUPERFICIAL SOFT TISSUE TUMOURS AND TUMOUR MIMICKS

Neoplastic, inflammatory and reactive – imaging features of a variety of lesions and limitations of imaging; Imaging protocol, biopsy and management

Plenary #5: Tumour MDT

MRI PROTOCOLS FOR TUMOUR IMAGING

What sequences do tertiary referral centres require, to avoid the need for re-imaging

Plenary #6: Miscellaneous

INCIDENTAL VERTEBRAL BODY LESIONS

Imaging findings in benign vertebral body lesions including haemangioma and rare entities such as benign notochordal tumour and hibernoma vs. chordoma;
Appropriate management and follow up

Plenary #6: Miscellaneous

INCIDENTAL RIB LESIONS

How to differentiate on imaging;
When to “leave alone”, observe/ follow up or biopsy

Plenary #6: Miscellaneous

INCIDENTAL LESIONS OF LONG BONES

Imaging features of incidental fibrous, cartilage and cystic lesions, and sclerotic lesions including low grade osteosarcoma;
When they are unable to be classified radiologically, what is the appropriate management?

Plenary #6: Miscellaneous