Osteosarcoma of the proximal humerus: long-term results with limb-sparing surgery.

@article{Wittig2002OsteosarcomaOT,
  title={Osteosarcoma of the proximal humerus: long-term results with limb-sparing surgery.},
  author={James C. Wittig and Jacob Bickels and Kristen L. Kellar-Graney and Frank H Kim and Martin M. Malawer},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2002},
  volume={397},
  pages={
          156-76
        }
}
The purpose of the current study was to analyze the long-term oncologic and functional results and complications associated with limb-sparing surgery and endoprosthetic reconstruction for 23 patients with osteosarcoma of the proximal humerus. There was one Stage IIA lesion, 18 Stage IIB lesions, and four Stage III lesions in this study group. Twenty-two patients were treated with an extraarticular resection that included the deltoid and rotator cuff and one patient was treated with an… CONTINUE READING

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