• Medicine
  • Published 2010

SURGICAL TREATMENT OF BONE METASTASES FROM RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

@inproceedings{Armitstead2010SURGICALTO,
  title={SURGICAL TREATMENT OF BONE METASTASES FROM RENAL CELL CARCINOMA},
  author={Christopher Armitstead and Lee M Jeys and Robert J. Grimer},
  year={2010}
}
Introduction: Renal cell carcinoma often metastasizes to the skeleton and less frequently soft tissues, leading to the increased risk of fracture. Previous studies have show that the survival of patients with bone metastases is frequently prolonged and that early failure of surgical implants designed for fracture fixation is high. The aim of the study was to investigate the outcomes from surgical procedures undertaken at a tertiary referral bone tumour unit. Methods: A retrospective review of… CONTINUE READING

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