Luis Jair Sánchez-Torres

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INTRODUCTION The treatment of bone pelvic tumors is associated with high compli cation rates. The surgeon usually has to decide between external and internal hemipelvectomy. OBJECTIVE To describe the frequency of infectious and wound-related complications in a group of patients undergoing hemipelvectomy for different types of musculoskeletal tumors. (More)
INTRODUCTION Bone tumors of the pelvic area a challenge for the orthopedist surgeon. The pelvic ring has no true barriers to contain the growth of neoplasias and thus by the time patients present to us, their lesion is already quite large. OBJECTIVE Describe the frequency of the bone tumors of the pelvis and their treatment. Any type of malignant bone(More)
INTRODUCTION The giant cell tumor represents 5% of all the primary bone tumors and 20% of the benign bone neoplasias. The most common locations are the distal femur and the proximal tibia (50%) as well as the distal radius (10%). Treatment methods include the intralesional resection of the latent and active tumors, and broad resection for the aggressive(More)
BACKGROUND Metastatic bone disease should be considered as a public health problem. The alterations it may cause include pain that is refractory to medical treatment, metabolic instability, pathologic fractures and spinal disorders. MATERIAL AND METHODS The primary tumor site that led to the need for surgery was investigated in a series of patients with a(More)
The giant cell tumor of bone is one of the most controversial neoplasms due to growth patterns that may present. The case reported shows a very aggressive tumor in a classic location, but key to hand function. Rather than treat with radical surgery, was planned and performed a wide resection with an ulnar-carpus arthrodesis and microsurgical reconstruction(More)
Bone tumors are infrequent and at times difficult to diagnose, especially when the medical team is not familiar enough with this type of pathology. A close relationship between the surgeon, the radiologist and the pathologist is necessary to diagnose bone neoplasias. A thorough case history and physical exam are mandatory to get the first clinical(More)
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