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BACKGROUND Synovial sarcoma (SS) is a malignant soft tissue sarcoma with a poor prognosis because of late local recurrence and distant metastases. To our knowledge, no studies have minimum follow-up of 10 years that evaluate long-term outcomes for survivors. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data on 62 patients who had been treated for SS from 1968 to 1999 were(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In the last decade, intramedullary limb lengthening has become a viable alternative to traditional external systems. We retrospectively analyzed the use of an intramedullary motorized nail (Fitbone) in a consecutive series of 32 patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS During the period September 2006 to December 2008, 32 consecutive patients(More)
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