Limb salvage surgery as a priority direction in the combined treatment of bone sarcomas

A. Z. Dzampaev, D. V. Nisichenko, D. B. Hestanov
2021 Russian Journal of Children Hematology and Oncology  
Currently a priority in children oncology is a limb salvage treatment. Achieved in recent years advances in chemotherapy of malignant bone tumors, improved surgical techniques, and also introduction in orthopedics of the newest technologies allow to considerably expand the indications for endoprosthesis. A feature in cases in children of early age is the use of sliding implants type non-invasive and minimally invasive that subsequently allows gradual correction of leg length and avoid the
more » ... and avoid the various disorders of musculoskeletal system (shortened limbs, spinal deformity), thereby improving the quality of life of patients. In some cases, for example, when a tumor is localized in the upper limb region, the optimal solution may be the use of autologous grafts on microvascular anastomoses. In the case of tumor localization in the pelvic region, the use of implants made by means of 3D-modeling, in our opinion, is also an optimal solution.
doi:10.21682/2311-1267-2020-7-4-82-85 fatcat:hi3pe427bnew5mdsabf6xobxnm