Surgical outcome of soft tissue sarcomas of the adductor compartment.
Hannes A Rudiger, Samuel YK Ngan, Peter FM Choong
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery | Published : 2009
PURPOSE: To review outcomes and complications of 25 consecutive patients with soft tissue sarcomas in the adductor compartment. METHODS: Records of 11 men and 14 women aged 20 to 83 (mean, 56) years who underwent resection for soft tissue sarcomas in the adductor compartment were reviewed. Two of the patients had undergone inadequate resection of the tumour elsewhere. No patient had metastases. 20 and 2 patients underwent neo-adjuvant and postoperative radiotherapy, respectively. The interval between radiotherapy and surgery was at least 3 weeks. No neo-adjuvant chemotherapy was given. 24 patients underwent limb salvage surgery and one had external hemipelvectomy. 21 patients had direct woun..View full abstract