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Double approach operation for large extracompartmental proximal thigh tumors.
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PMID:  23280402     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Resection of large femoral triangle tumors that invade the bone (or vice versa) still remains a challenge. A lateral-only approach would hinder dissection of the mass, away from the femoral vessels, while an iliofemoral-only type of approach would make bone resection and megaprosthetic reconstruction very arduous. The authors describe a two-stage, one-position operation via a double surgical approach: the first stage is comprised by an iliofemoral approach and dissection of the femoral vessels, followed by proximal femoral resection and reconstruction stage. One illustrative case is presented along with the authors overall experience. We believe that this operation facilitates wide tumor resection in a safe and step-wise manner, as not to add to the morbidity of the procedure. J. Surg. Oncol © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Authors:
Ioannis D Papanastassiou; Dimitrios Karypidis; Zinon T Kokkalis; Maria A Gerochristou; Nikolaos Demertzis
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of surgical oncology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1096-9098     ISO Abbreviation:  J Surg Oncol     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0222643     Medline TA:  J Surg Oncol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopedics, General Oncological Hospital Kifisias "Agioi Anargyroi", Athens, Greece. ioannis.papanastassiou@gmail.com, jpapa73@yahoo.gr.
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