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Allograft Reconstruction of the Extensor Mechanism after Resection of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Introduction. Soft tissue tumors around the knee joint still pose problems for the excision and subsequent reconstruction. Methods. In the 6 included patients the soft tissue sarcoma has its base on the anterior surface of the extensor mechanism and expands towards the skin. The entire extensor apparatus (quadriceps tendon, patella, and patellar tendon) was resected and replaced...

Allograft Reconstruction of the Extensor Mechanism after Resection of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Introduction. Soft tissue tumors around the knee joint still pose problems for the excision and subsequent reconstruction. Methods. In the 6 included patients the soft tissue sarcoma has its base on the anterior surface of the extensor mechanism and expands towards the skin. The entire extensor apparatus (quadriceps tendon, patella, and patellar tendon) was resected and replaced...

Risks and benefits of combining denosumab and surgery in giant cell tumor of bone—a case series

Background The RANK ligand inhibitor denosumab is being investigated for treatment of giant cell tumor of bone, but the available data in the literature remains sparse and controversial. This study analyzes the results of combining denosumab with surgical treatment and highlights possible changes for the oncologic surgeon in daily practice. Methods A total of 91 patients were...

Surgical treatment of central grade 1 chondrosarcoma of the appendicular skeleton

Background Diagnosis and treatment of low-grade chondrosarcoma remain controversial. We performed a review of a single-center series with the aims of assessing the oncologic outcome of these patients, verifying if intralesional curettage can be adequate treatment, and defining clinical criteria to support the surgeon and the oncologist in decision-making for surgery and...