Resection of malignant bone tumors.

  title={Resection of malignant bone tumors.},
  author={Martin Salzer and Karl Knahr},
  journal={Recent results in cancer research. Fortschritte der Krebsforschung. Progres dans les recherches sur le cancer},
Amputation is an unsatisfactory and depressing measure for the patient as well as for the surgeon. As long as operative removal of tumors in the extermities is indicated, the search for alternative solutions should be the most urgent task for every doctor involved in surgery. Resection would be the most equitable measure as far as demands for radicality and the best possible restoration of function are concerned. In order to warrant the radicality of the operation, meticulous preoperative… CONTINUE READING

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