[The survival and functional outcome of primary bone sarcomas in distal lower extremity].

@article{Yan2010TheSA,
  title={[The survival and functional outcome of primary bone sarcomas in distal lower extremity].},
  author={Tai-qiang Yan and Wei Guo and Rong-li Yang and Xin Sun and Hua-yi Qu},
  journal={Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 20},
  pages={
          1550-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the oncological and functional outcome of limb salvage in this location. METHODS From November 2003 to January 2010, 20 patients with primary malignant bone tumors of the distal lower extremity were treated. There were 15 male and 5 female, the mean age was 20 years. Among 14 patients with malignant distal tibial sarcoma, 11 patients had ankle arthrodesis reconstructed by using allograft (7 patients) or autografts (4 patients), the other 3 patients underwent below-knee… CONTINUE READING