Limb Salvage and Reconstructive Procedures in Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Extremities

  • H. U. Steinau
  • R. Büttemeyer
  • P. Vogt
  • J. Hussmann
  • D. Hebebrand
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 138)

Abstract

Limb-sparing resection in combination with irradiation and/or chemotherapy is nowadays recommended as the treatment of choice in soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities, delivering survival rates which are comparable to those after amputation and a better quality of life (Arlen and Marcove 1987; Lawrence 1987; Okunieff and Suit 1986; Shiu et al. 1986; Steinau et al. 1988; Suit et al. 1987; Wexler et al. 1988).

Keywords

Oncol Sarcoma Nylon Stein Lymphedema 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. U. Steinau
    • 1
  • R. Büttemeyer
    • 1
  • P. Vogt
    • 1
  • J. Hussmann
    • 1
  • D. Hebebrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plastic SurgeryBG-University HospitalBochumGermany

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