Research Article| Volume 52, ISSUE 2, P295-298, August 1962

An experience with sarcomas of the soft tissues in adults

      This paper is only available as a PDF. To read, Please Download here.


      One hundred twenty-five histologically proved cases of soft tissue sarcoma in adults were examined in retrospect. The histologic type, the location of origin of the tumor, and sites of metastases were discussed. Treatment in this group was primarily surgical. A wide local excision markedly decreased the incidence of persistence of tumor over a limited excision. Amputation as a primary treatment of sarcoma of the extremity was not considered indicated. A difference in survival rate between patients with tumors arising in the upper and in the lower portions of the body was present in these cases.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'


      Subscribe to Surgery
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect