Surgical resection for non-familial adenomatous polyposis-related intra-abdominal fibromatosis.

@article{Wilkinson2012SurgicalRF,
  title={Surgical resection for non-familial adenomatous polyposis-related intra-abdominal fibromatosis.},
  author={Michelle J. Wilkinson and James Edward Frankland Fitzgerald and Joseph Meirion Thomas and Andrew J. Hayes and Dirk C. Strauss},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={99 5},
  pages={706-13}
}
BACKGROUND Intra-abdominal fibromatosis (IAF) in the context of familial adenomatosis polyposis (FAP) is associated with significant morbidity and high recurrence rates after surgical resection. Non-surgical treatments are therefore advocated. This study explored outcomes in patients with IAF not associated with FAP who underwent surgical resection. METHODS Data were analysed from a prospectively collected database at a sarcoma tertiary referral centre. RESULTS From 2001 to 2011, 15… CONTINUE READING
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