Advances in segmental endoprosthetic reconstruction for extremity tumors: a review of contemporary designs and techniques.

@article{Palumbo2011AdvancesIS,
  title={Advances in segmental endoprosthetic reconstruction for extremity tumors: a review of contemporary designs and techniques.},
  author={Brian T Palumbo and Eric R. Henderson and John S Groundland and David D. W. Cheong and Elisa Pala and George Douglas Letson and Pietro Ruggieri},
  journal={Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={160-70}
}
BACKGROUND Improved understanding and advances in treatment regimens have led to increased longevity among patients diagnosed with extremity soft tissue sarcomas. Limb salvage techniques and implants have improved and continue to evolve to accommodate the increasing demands and survival of these patients. METHODS The current report is a review of the literature for recent advancements in techniques, implant design, and outcomes in the field of limb salvage therapy using segmental… CONTINUE READING

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