Inadvertent tumor violation during musculoskeletal sarcoma surgery and risk of recurrence.

@article{Ogihara1992InadvertentTV,
  title={Inadvertent tumor violation during musculoskeletal sarcoma surgery and risk of recurrence.},
  author={Yoshio Ogihara and Akihiro Sudo and S. Fujinami},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={1992},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={264-9}
}
During the limb preserving procedure for musculoskeletal sarcoma, the course of action that should be taken when a tumor or tumor-cell-contaminated adjacent tissue is violated remains controversial. From January, 1973, to July, 1989, 120 patients with musculoskeletal sarcoma were treated by limb salvage surgery and, in 40 of them, such violations inadvertently occurred during surgery. Follow-up studies on the patients have been conducted for at least one year after the violation. Soft tissue… CONTINUE READING

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