Journal article

Treatment of patients with primary retroperitoneal sarcoma: predictors of outcome from an Australian specialist sarcoma centre

Hayden A Snow, Tatiana X Hitchen, Jessica Head, Alan Herschtal, Susie Bae, Sarat Chander, Julie Chu, Shona Hendry, Samuel Y Ngan, Jayesh Desai, Peter FM Choong, Michael Henderson, David E Gyorki

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Several unanswered questions surround the management of retroperitoneal sarcoma (RPS). Guidelines recommend treatment by a multidisciplinary team at a specialized referral centre. The objective of this study was to describe the management of RPS at an Australian specialist sarcoma centre, comparing outcomes to international standards and analysing for predictors of local failure. METHODS: A retrospective review of a prospectively maintained database was performed on patients with RPS treated between 2008 and 2016. A 5-year outcome analyses focussed on patients undergoing curative-intent surgery for primary, non-metastatic RPS. RESULTS: Eighty-eight patients underwent surgery for ..

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