Surgical management of primary retroperitoneal sarcoma.

  title={Surgical management of primary retroperitoneal sarcoma.},
  author={Dirk C. Strauss and Andrew J. Hayes and Khin Thway and Eleanor C Moskovic and Cyril Fisher and Joseph Meirion Thomas},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={97 5},
BACKGROUND Local recurrence after surgical resection is the main cause of disease-related mortality in patients with primary retroperitoneal sarcoma (RPS). This study analysed predictors of local recurrence and disease-specific survival. METHODS A prospective database was reviewed to identify patients who underwent surgery for primary RPS between 1990 and 2009. Patient demographics, operative outcomes and tumour variables were correlated with local recurrence and disease-specific survival… CONTINUE READING
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