Fractures following radiotherapy and limb-salvage surgery for lower extremity soft-tissue sarcomas. A comparison of high-dose and low-dose radiotherapy.

BACKGROUND The purpose of the present retrospective study was to determine the correlation between radiation therapy and the risk of postradiation fracture following combined therapy for the treatment of soft-tissue sarcomas of the lower extremity. METHODS Three hundred and sixty-four patients with lower extremity sarcomas that had been treated with… CONTINUE READING