Shalini Ramasunder

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BACKGROUND The goal of limb-sparing surgery for a soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity is to remove all malignant cells while preserving limb function. After initial surgery, microscopic residual disease in the tumor bed will cause a local recurrence in approximately 33% of patients with sarcoma. To help identify these patients, the authors developed an in(More)
BACKGROUND Renal cell carcinoma is the seventh leading cause of cancer deaths. Studies have shown patients with solitary osseous metastases have a better prognosis; however, methods of resection are not well defined. The purpose of this study was to review factors associated with survival and assess the impact of wide versus intralesional management on(More)
Osteochondromas account for 30% to 50% of benign osseous tumors and 10% of all bone tumors. Most of these lesions are found incidentally on imaging studies obtained for other reasons. Vascular compromise due to osteochondroma is a rare but well-recognized phenomenon and typically occurs in the lower extremity as a result of a tumor mass projecting into the(More)
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