Treatment of locally recurrent soft tissue sarcomas of the retroperitoneum: Report of 30 cases

@article{Wang1994TreatmentOL,
  title={Treatment of locally recurrent soft tissue sarcomas of the retroperitoneum: Report of 30 cases},
  author={Yang Wang and Wei Qiu Zhu and Zhen Zhou Shen and Sheng-wen Li and Shirley Yuk Wah Liu},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={1994},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={
          213-6
        }
}
To assess the results in treating locally recurrent soft tissue sarcomas of the retroperitoneum, we reviewed the clinical, therapeutic, and pathologic characteristics of 30 patients who underwent surgical exploration. Complete resection was achieved in 18 patients (60%), 6 with en bloc resection of adjacent organs involved by the tumors. Following the first operation for recurrent lesions, the median survival was 33 months for those undergoing complete resection and 14 months for those… CONTINUE READING

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