Long-term survival after surgery for primary hepatic sarcoma in adults.

  title={Long-term survival after surgery for primary hepatic sarcoma in adults.},
  author={Hanno Matthaei and Andreas Krieg and Moritz Schmelzle and Edwin Boelke and Christopher Poremba and Xavier Rogiers and Wolfram Trudo Knoefel and Matthias Peiper},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={144 4},
  pages={339-44; discussion 344}
HYPOTHESIS Patients with primary hepatic sarcomas benefit from resection, with possible long-term cure. DESIGN Retrospective and prospective cohort study. SETTING University hospitals of Hamburg-Eppendorf and Düsseldorf, Germany. PATIENTS Between 1985 and 2006, 22 patients (8 men and 14 women; median age at initial diagnosis, 54 years [range, 19-80 years]) were surgically treated for primary hepatic sarcomas. INTERVENTION Tumor resection with curative intent ranging from nonanatomical… CONTINUE READING
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