Primary Osteosarcoma in Patients Older than 40 Years of Age

  title={Primary Osteosarcoma in Patients Older than 40 Years of Age},
  author={Dae Geun Jeon and Soo Yong Lee and Wan Hyung Cho and Won Seok Song and Jong Hoon Park},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
Among the 665 patients who registered at our hospital, we reviewed 39 cases of high grade primary osteosarcoma in patients who were older than 40 yr of age. The aim of this study was to determine if a primary osteosarcoma in older patients has different clinical features, and a poorer prognosis than in younger patients. Two evaluations were performed. In the first, an attempt was made to determine the possible prognostic factors such as gender, location, size, alkaline phosphatase, radiological… CONTINUE READING
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