Needle tract seeding following core biopsies in retroperitoneal sarcoma.

@article{Houdt2017NeedleTS,
  title={Needle tract seeding following core biopsies in retroperitoneal sarcoma.},
  author={Winan J. van Houdt and A. Marjolein Schrijver and R. B. Cohen-Hallaleh and Nikolaos Memos and Nicos I. Fotiadis and Myles J F Smith and Andrew J. Hayes and Frits van Coevorden and Dirk C. Strauss},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2017},
  volume={43 9},
  pages={1740-1745}
}
BACKGROUND Retroperitoneal tumours often require a preoperative core needle biopsy to establish a histological diagnosis. Literature is scarce regarding the risk of biopsies in retroperitoneal sarcomas, so the aim of this study is to identify the potential risks of core needle biopsies causing needle tract recurrences or local recurrences. METHOD Patients… CONTINUE READING