Relationship between surgical margins and local recurrence in sarcomas of the spine.

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The combination of improved resection, stabilization, and fusion techniques allows for more aggressive removal of malignant spinal tumors with acceptable mortality and morbidity. Thirty consecutive patients with primary sarcomas of the mobile spine, who were operated on at the authors' institution from January 1970 to December 2000, were included in the… (More)

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@article{Talac2002RelationshipBS, title={Relationship between surgical margins and local recurrence in sarcomas of the spine.}, author={Robert Talac and Michael J. Yaszemski and Bradford L. Currier and Bruno Fuchs and Mark B. Dekutoski and Choll W. Kim and Franklin H. Sim}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={2002}, volume={397}, pages={127-32} }