Intercalary femoral reconstruction with extracorporeal irradiated autogenous bone graft in limb-salvage surgery.

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Between 1996 and 2003, 16 patients (nine female, seven male) were treated for a primary bone sarcoma of the femur by wide local excision of the tumour, extracorporeal irradiation and re-implantation. An additional vascularised fibular graft was used in 13 patients (81%). All patients were free from disease when reviewed at a minimum of two years… (More)

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