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Intramedullary leg lengthening with a motorized nail
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 intramedullaryExpand
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PD-L1 and PD-1 and characterization of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in high grade sarcomas of soft tissue – prognostic implications and rationale for immunotherapy
ABSTRACT Therapies targeting programmed death 1-(PD-1) or its ligand (PD-L1), promoting antitumor T-cell activity have been successfully introduced into clinical practice. Clinical responseExpand
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Prognostic factors and outcome of Liposarcoma patients: a retrospective evaluation over 15 years
BackgroundSoft tissue sarcomas are rare entities with over 50 histological subtypes. Liposarcoma (LS) is the most common neoplasm in this group; it is a complex neoplasm that is divided intoExpand
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Endoscopic resection and allografting for benign osteolytic lesions of the calcaneus
BackgroundBoth unicameral bone cysts and intra-osseous lipoma of the calcaneus are rare entities which are mostly diagnosed due to unspecific heel pain, pathologic fracture or as an incidentalExpand
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Long-term functional outcome and quality of life following rotationplasty for treatment of malignant tumors
BackgroundMalignant bone tumors of the lower extremity are more frequently found in children and adolescents than in adults. Modern treatment regimens led to high limb salvage rates and offer theExpand
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Percutaneous core needle biopsy versus open biopsy in diagnostics of bone and soft tissue sarcoma: a retrospective study
BackgroundBiopsy is a crucial step within the diagnostic cascade in patients with suspected bone or soft tissue sarcoma. Open biopsy is still considered the gold standard. However, recent literatureExpand
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Clinical improvement and satisfaction after total joint replacement: a prospective 12-month evaluation on the patients’ perspective
AbstractPurpose To determine short-term improvements, satisfaction rates and the patient acceptable symptom state (PASS) after total joint replacement (TJR) for different patient-reported outcomeExpand
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Diagnostik von malignen Knochen- und Weichteiltumoren
ZusammenfassungPrimäre Knochensarkome sind selten, stellen aber eine bedeutende Ursache für Sterblichkeit im Kindes- und Jugendalter dar. Ziel der präoperativen Evaluation sind die histologischeExpand
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[Insufficiency fractures after irradiation therapy - case series].
BACKGROUND Radiation therapy plays an essential part in modern treatment regimes of musculoskeletal tumors. Nevertheless damage to the surrounding tissue does occur inevitably. Postradiogenic changesExpand
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The outcome of pelvic reconstruction with non-vascularised fibular grafts after resection of bone tumours.
We retrospectively evaluated 18 patients with a mean age of 37.3 years (14 to 72) who had undergone pelvic reconstruction stabilised with a non-vascularised fibular graft after resection of a primaryExpand
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