Unplanned resection of a soft tissue sarcoma: clinical characteristics and impact on oncological and functional outcomes.

@article{Morii2015UnplannedRO,
  title={Unplanned resection of a soft tissue sarcoma: clinical characteristics and impact on oncological and functional outcomes.},
  author={Takeshi Morii and Takayuki Aoyagi and Takashi Tajima and Akira Yoshiyama and Shouichi Ichimura and Kazuo Mochizuki},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={373-9}
}
BACKGROUND Over the past three decades, several studies have reported worse outcomes with unplanned resection for malignant soft tissue tumors. However, the impact of these studies on preventing unnecessary unplanned resection remains unknown. METHODS In a retrospective survey on the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas, we compared cases of unplanned resection with cases of planned resection in terms of the properties of unplanned resection and the oncological and functional outcomes. For the… CONTINUE READING
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