Evolution of surgical treatment for sarcomas of proximal humerus in children: retrospective review at a single institute over 30 years.

@article{Manfrini2011EvolutionOS,
  title={Evolution of surgical treatment for sarcomas of proximal humerus in children: retrospective review at a single institute over 30 years.},
  author={M. Manfrini and Akshay Tiwari and John Van Ham and Marco Colangeli and M. Cristina Mercuri},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={56-64}
}
BACKGROUND Proximal humerus, although a common site for primary bone sarcomas, finds scant mention in literature as far as options and outcome of reconstruction in the skeletally immature skeleton are concerned. Reconstruction after resection of proximal humeral sarcomas in the immature skeleton poses specific challenges to the surgeon, and there has been a definite evolution of these techniques over the decades. We studied the evolution and compared the outcome of various techniques for such… CONTINUE READING
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