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Vidoni, Alessandro

  • Position: Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist
  • Qualifications: RNOH PC
  • Specialty: Diagnostic and interventional MSK Radiology

Alessandro is a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist working at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital who specialises in diagnostic imaging and imaging-guided procedures.
He is a member of the International Skeletal Society (ISS)
Alessandro published various scientific papers on peer-reviewed international journals presenting his research projects at national and international meetings.

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
  • Specialist in Clinical Radiology, Padua University Hospital, Padua, Italy Department of Radiology
  • Research Fellowship in MSK Radiology at the Musculoskeletal Radiology Department of the University of California San Diego (UCSD)
  • Clinical Fellow in MSK Radiology at the Radiology department of the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham UK

Specialist Interests

  • Diagnostic and interventional MSK Radiology

Procedures undertaken

  • Diagnostic radiology: US, Conventional Radiology, CT, MRI
  • Interventional radiology
    • US-guided injections and biopsies
    • CT guided injections (spinal and joints) and biopsies.

Research Interests

  • MSK Radiology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Rheumatology, bone and soft tissue tumours
  • Paediatric MSK Radiology

Achievements/ awards/publications

  • 2017 European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology Poster Prize Winner: Diagnostic algorithm for the evaluation of tumour and tumour-like lesions of the calcaneum.
  • 2016 Certificate of Merit Award of the Radiological Society of North America for the Scientific Exhibit: Patterns of Chondral Lesions in the Setting of Meniscal Pathology: Cadaveric and Clinical Examples Emphasizing Interdependence.
  • 2016 Radiological Society of North America Student Travel Award: MR Proprieties of the Posterior Root Ligaments of the Knee in Cadaveric Specimens and Healthy Volunteers: Morphology and Relaxation Patterns with a Focus on Adjacent Cartilage.

Paediatric bone lesions: diagnostic accuracy of imaging correlation and CT-guided needle biopsy for differentiating benign from malignant lesions. Alessandro Vidoni, Ian Pressney, Asif Saifuddin. BJR 2021; doi: 10.1259/bjr.20201234
 
Image-guided core needle biopsy for Ewing sarcoma of bone: a 10-year single-institution review. Kalus S, Vidoni A, Oliveira I, Saifuddin A. Eur Radiol. 2020; doi:10.1007/s00330-020-06926-2
 
Intra-neural ganglion cyst of the lateral dorsal cutaneous nerve: an uncommon cause of lateral ankle pain. Vidoni, A., McLoughlin, E., James, S.L. et al. J Ultrasound (2019). 
 
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features of Cervical Spine Intraspinal Extradural Synovial Cysts.  Mak D, Vidoni A, James S, Choksey M, Beale D, Botchu R. Can Assoc Radiol J. 2019 Mar
 
The metaphyseal burst sign: a secondary sign on MRI of subchondral insufficiency fracture of the knee. Alessandro Vidoni; Rachit Shah; Davina Mak; David Beale; Sioned Beale; Steven James; Rajesh Botchu. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2018 Dec
 
Ganglion cyst arising from the transverse acetabular ligament (TAL): a rare cause of entrapment of the anterior branch of the obturator nerve. Case report and review of the literature. Vidoni A, Sankara ST V, Ramana V, Botchu R (2018) 10–12. Skeletal Radiol doi: 10.1007/s00256-018-2992-7
 
Isolated Vastus Intermedius Rupture- Case Report and Review of Literature. Azzopardi C, Vidoni A, Goswami V and Botchu R. SM J Clin. Med. Imaging. 2018; 4(1): 1022.
 
Lower limb muscle injuries: The good, the bad and the ugly. Vidoni A, Gillett M, Botchu R, James S (2018) Eur J Radiol. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2018.05.008
 
Experience of neuroprotective air injection during radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of spinal osteoid osteoma. Vidoni A, Grainger M, James S (2018) Eur Radiol. doi: 10.1007/s00330-018-5406-2
 
The impact of age and sex on the diagnosis of intrinsic rectus femoris masses: A single centre experience.Vidoni A, Sahni M, James SL, Botchu R, Davies MA (2018) J Orthop 15:509–513 . doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2018.03.028
 
Intrasynovial spindle cell lipoma of the deep flexor of the middle finger causing intermittent carpal tunnel syndrome–case report and review of the literature, A. Vidoni, M. Shrivastava, R. Botchu, J. Ultrasound. (2018). doi:10.1007/s40477-018-0281-x.
 
Ethyl chloride spray for musculoskeletal ultrasound-guided injections: An alternative to subcutaneous injection of local anesthetic solution, A. Shah, A. Vidoni, S. McGarry, M. Davies, S. James, R. Botchu, J. Clin. Ultrasound. 46 (2018) 129–131. doi:10.1002/jcu.22561.
 
Transplant renal artery stenosis in children: risk factors and outcome after endovascular treatment, Ghirardo G, De Franceschi M, Vidal E, Vidoni A, Ramondo G, Benetti E, Motta R, Ferraro A, Zanon GF, Miotto D, Murer L. Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Mar;29(3):461-7
 
Conferences presentations:
 
Stanmore In-Depth Msk Mri Study Series 2021 – The Bony Pelvis and The Hip Joint: Interactive cases. Alessandro Vidoni
 
UK Advanced MSK MRI ¬2021 – King’s College Hospital: MR Hip Cases: Interpretation and Reporting Dr Alessandro Vidoni
Stanmore In-Depth Msk Mri Study Series 2021 – The Sub-Acromial Space and The Anterior Shoulder: Interactive cases. Alessandro Vidoni
 
Solitary Bone Lesions. Alessandro Vidoni. Congresso em Saúde do Vale do São Francisco 2020.
 
Diagnostic accuracy of CT-guided core needle biopsy (CNB) for solitary bone lesions in pediatric patients. Alessandro Vidoni, Asif Saifuddin - ESSR 2020
 
Diagnostic accuracy and safety of CT guided biopsy of bone and soft tissue lesions performed under general anaesthetic (GA): A single centre experience on 454 patients. Alessandro Vidoni, Asif Saifuddin - BSG conference 2019
 
Value of staging in non-conventional appendicular osteosarcoma. Alessandro Vidoni, Mohamed Bushara, Veronica Attard, Asif Saifuddin - BSG conference 2019
 
The Metaphyseal Flare Sign: A Secondary Sign on MRI of Subchondral Insufficiency Fracture of the Knee A. Vidoni; R. Shah, D. Mak, D. Beale; S. L. James. R. Botchu Scientific Papers RSNA 2018
 
Ischial lesions- a pictorial review, our experience from tertiary oncology center. S. Kalia, A. Vidoni, M. Davies, S. L. J. James, R. Botchu; AMS 2018
 
Is metatarsalgia in patients with in hallux valgus and/or pes planus associated with stress changes in the 3rd and 4th metatarsals? S. Kalia, A. Vidoni, M. Davies, S. L. J. James, R. Botchu; AMS 2018
 
MR Imaging Features of Cervical Spine Synovial Cysts 
D. Mak, A. Vidoni, S. James, M Choksey, P. Beale, R. Botchu; UKRC 2018
 
Diagnostic algorithm for the evaluation of tumour and tumour-like lesions of the calcaneum ESSR 2017
C. Azzopardi, A. Vidoni, C. Chisholm, J. Crighton, S. L. J. James, M. Davies, R. Botchu; ESSR 2017
 
Lesions of the distal phalanx: Imaging overview
C. Azzopardi, C. Chisholm, A. Vidoni, J. Crighton, M. Davies, S. L. J. James, R. Botchu ESSR 2017
 
Imaging features of coracoid tumours 
C. Azzopardi, A. Vidoni, C. Chisholm, M. Davies, S. L. J. James, R. Botchu; ESSR 2017
 
MRI of the scapulothoracic joint: diagnostic features of elastofibroma dorsi and scapulothoracic bursitis with an emphasis on the differential diagnosis 
A. Vidoni, C. Azzopardi, C. Chisholm, M. Davies, S. L. J. James, R. Botchu; (oral presentation) Voice of EPOS ECR 2017
 
Meniscus-Chondral Relationship in Cadaveric Knees: A Surrogate for Meniscal Mechanical Axis? 
T De Coninck; A Vidoni; W C Bae; S Statum; R Biswas; C B Chung. (oral presentation) Scientific Paper RSNA 2016
 
MR Proprieties of the Posterior Root Ligaments of the Knee in Cadaveric Specimens and Healthy Volunteers: Morphology and Relaxation Patterns with a Focus on Adjacent Cartilage
A Vidoni; T De Coninck; S Statum; R Biswas; B Tran; W C Bae; C B Chung. (oral presentation) Scientific Paper RSNA 
 
Patterns of Chondral Lesions in the Setting of Meniscal Pathology: Cadaveric and Clinical Examples Emphasizing Interdependence
A Vidoni; T De Coninck; S Statum; R Biswas; B Tran; W C Bae; C B Chung. Educational Exhibit RSNA 2016

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