Predictors of Complications and Outcomes of External Hemipelvectomy Wounds: Account of 160 Consecutive Cases

@article{Senchenkov2007PredictorsOC,
  title={Predictors of Complications and Outcomes of External Hemipelvectomy Wounds: Account of 160 Consecutive Cases},
  author={Alex Senchenkov and Steven Lawrence Moran and Paul M. Petty and James Knoetgen and Ricky P. Clay and Uldis Bite and Sunni A. Barnes and Franklin H. Sim},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={15},
  pages={355-363}
}
Hemipelvectomy has high wound complication rates. This study aimed to determine variables that may influence hemipelvectomy wound morbidity. The records of 160 consecutive hemipelvectomy patients were reviewed with a focus on demographics, treatment, and surgical techniques. Multivariate analysis was used to determine risk factors for postoperative hemipelvectomy wound infection and flap necrosis. There were 31 standard, 62 modified, and 67 extended hemipelvectomy patients in whom 19 contiguous… CONTINUE READING