Body mass index (BMI) at diagnosis is associated with surgical wound complications in patients with localized osteosarcoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Body Mass Index
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • Abnormal BMI at the start of treatment for localized osteosarcoma is associated with increased risk of post-operative wound complications such as arterial thrombosis. Future studies should evaluate whether maintenance of age-appropriate BMI reduces the risk of surgical complications.

publication date

  • December 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3135763

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/pbc.23129

PubMed ID

  • 21480474

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 939

end page

  • 42

volume

  • 57

number

  • 6