Limb Salvage for Osteosarcoma



- Discussion:
    - indicators for poor outcome:
          - encroachment of tumor on the popliteal neurovascular bundle;
          - pathologic fracture with contamination of multiple tissue compartments;
          - local recurrence from previous surgery



The Treatment of Lower Extremity Sarcomas With Wide Excision, Radiotherapy, and Free-Flap Reconstruction.

Salvage of the limb in the treatment of malignant pelvic tumors.

Limb-salvage treatment versus amputation for osteosarcoma of the distal end of the femur.

Functional performance after tibial rotationplasty.

Surgical treatment for osteosarcoma

Prosthetic arthroplasty of the knee after resection of a sarcoma in the proximal end of the tibia. A report of sixteen cases.

Reconstruction of musculoskeletal defects about the knee for tumor.

Modification of the skin incision for the Van Nes limb rotationplasty.

Limb-sparing surgery for high-grade malignant tumors of the proximal tibia. Surgical technique and a method of extensor mechanism reconstruction.

Rotationplasty as a reconstructive operation after tumor resection.

Limb-sparing surgery in skeletally immature patients with osteosarcoma. The use of an expandable prosthesis.

Endoprosthetic replacement for stage IIB osteosarcoma.

Allograft prosthetic composite arthroplasty for osteosarcoma and other aggressive bone tumors.

The use of bone allografts for limb salvage in high-grade extremity osteosarcoma.

Fractures following limb-salvage surgery and adjuvant irradiation for soft-tissue sarcoma.

Osteosarcoma of the pelvis. A clinical and histopathological study of twenty-five patients.

Limb salvage compared with amputation for osteosarcoma of the distal end of the femur. A long-term oncological, functional, and quality-of-life study.

Preoperative chemotherapy for osteogenic sarcoma: Selection of postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy based on the response of the primary tumor to preoperative chemotherapy.

Osteosarcoma as a second malignant neoplasm in children.

Massive allografts in the treatment of osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma in children and adolescents.

Limb salvage and outcome of osteosarcoma. The University of Muenster experience.

Local and systemic control after ablative and limb sparing surgery in patients with osteosarcoma.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, June 7, 2012 5:31 pm