Surgical management of soft tissue sarcomas: extremity sarcomas.

Chao AH, Mayerson JL, Chandawarkar R, Scharschmidt TJ
J Surg Oncol 111 540-5 04/01/2015


Wide surgical resection is the recommended treatment for extremity soft tissue sarcomas. Chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy may improve local control, but with marginal effect on overall survival. Advanced reconstructive techniques and multidisciplinary care, including plastic surgery, may allow a higher rate of limb salvage. This report focuses on surgical and reconstructive aspects in the multimodality care of extremity sarcomas.

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