Correlation between radiological assessment and histopathological diagnosis in retroperitoneal tumors: analysis of 291 consecutive patients at a tertiary reference sarcoma center.

@article{Morosi2014CorrelationBR,
  title={Correlation between radiological assessment and histopathological diagnosis in retroperitoneal tumors: analysis of 291 consecutive patients at a tertiary reference sarcoma center.},
  author={Carlo Morosi and Silvia Stacchiotti and Alfonso Marchiano and A. M. Bianchi and Stefano Radaelli and Roberta Sanfilippo and Chiara Colombo and Carrie Richardson and Paola Collini and Marta Barisella and Paolo Giovanni Casali and Alessandro Gronchi and Marco Fiore},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 12},
  pages={1662-70}
}
OBJECTIVES Aim of study was to assess the correlation between computed tomography scan (CT) findings and histopathology. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data were collected on consecutive patients with suspected retroperitoneal sarcoma (RPS) referred to a tertiary sarcoma center. Patients underwent contrast enhanced multi-detector CT scans. Radiological features of lesions were classified according to the presence of a fatty (Group A) mass, or non-fatty (Group B) mass, both subdivided according to… CONTINUE READING