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

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bone Density Conservation Agents
  • Diphosphonates
  • Femoral Fractures

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

PubMed ID

  • 9635528

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2356

end page

  • 65

volume

  • 82

number

  • 12