Is there a role for incomplete resection in the management of retroperitoneal liposarcomas?

@article{Shibata2001IsTA,
  title={Is there a role for incomplete resection in the management of retroperitoneal liposarcomas?},
  author={David Shibata and Jonathan J. Lewis and Denis Heng-Yan Leung and Murray F. Brennan},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2001},
  volume={193 4},
  pages={373-9}
}
Complete surgical resection is the most effective modality for the treatment of retroperitoneal sarcomas. Previous studies of all types of retroperitoneal sarcomas have not shown a survival benefit of incomplete resection over no resection. Because death often occurs as a result of local progression in retroperitoneal liposarcomas (RPLS), it is possible that incomplete resection may be beneficial in this histologic type. In this study we have sought to determine the clinical outcomes in… CONTINUE READING

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