Overview of RSTS.- Principles of Surgical Treatment for RSTS.- Barrier Resection.- Simplified Repair of Surgical Wound.- Relationship between Muscle and Soft Tissue Sarcoma.- Bone Structure Invasion by RSTS.- Extensive Resection.- Surgical Intervention for Complications.- RSTS in Front Upper Trunk.- RSTS in Rear Upper Trunk and Upper Arm.- RSTS in Lower Trunk.- RSTS in Thigh.- RSTS in Knee, Proximal Leg.- RSTS in Foot, Ankle and Distant Leg.- RSTS in Forearm and Elbow.- RSTS of Wrist, Palms and Hands Back.
This book addresses surgical management for recurrent soft tissue sarcomas (RSTS) based on a wealth of clinical cases. With aim to reduce recurrence rate, a surgical strategy of barrier resection plus repair reconstruction referring to natural barriers in human body for enhancing curative effect is presented in details.
The first part introduces the general theory of surgical treatment for RSTS. The second part is a portfolio of clinical cases, showing the essential of the surgical strategy from hundreds of cases with tumour of different anatomical sites. Each case report is composed of detailed medical history, radiographic images and operational photos. It will help readers to make proper decisions on the basis of specific purposes. This book will be of benefit to oncologists, orthopaedic surgeons, general surgeon, plastic surgeons, and medical students.
Ruming Zhang is a professor at the Department of Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgery, Shanghai Cancer Center, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.