Canine Appendicular Osteosarcoma : Curative-Intent Treatment * Julius

  title={Canine Appendicular Osteosarcoma : Curative-Intent Treatment * Julius},
  author={M. Liptak and William S. Dernell and DACVS Nicole Ehrhart and Stephen J. Withrow and Bernard S{\'e}guin and Peter John Walsh and Charles A. Kuntz},
Dogs with appendicular osteosarcoma, the most common canine primary bone tumor, can be managed with either palliative or curative-intent therapy. Curative-intent techniques must address both the local bone tumor and the potential for development of metastatic disease. Limb amputation is the most common procedure for managing the local tumor. Limb-sparing techniques, both surgical and nonsurgical, provide an alternative to amputation. Postoperative chemotherapy is essential for minimizing the… CONTINUE READING
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