Pathologic femoral fracture after periosteal excision and radiation for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Human T-lymphotropic virus 1
  • Leukemia-Lymphoma, Adult T-Cell

abstract

  • Periosteal stripping and radiation therapy places the femur at high risk of pathologic fractures, especially for female patients and patients undergoing chemotherapy. When practical, the combination of periosteal stripping and radiation should be avoided.

publication date

  • June 15, 1998

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(19980615)82:12<2356::AID-CNCR9>3.0.CO;2-Q

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2356

end page

  • 65

volume

  • 82

number

  • 12