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M Hut'an, I Lukác, V Poticný, F Ondrias
According to literature liposarcomas account to less than 0.1% of all human tumors, 13% of which are localiced retroperitoneally. Authors describe two cases of giant retroperitoneal liposarcoms treated in their department. CT findings and the course of the disease discussed. Conlusively authors remark of high probability of microscopical residual disease with need of patients' follow up with eventual reoperation and adjuvant radiotherapy.
November 2005: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
J Devière, E Van Dueren, S Hassid, J Ansay, P Mendes da Costa
Retroperitoneal liposarcomes are characterised by their tendency to recurrence, Eight cases are related, from which no one get out of this rule. Late diagnosis is due to their silent growth and poor symptomatology. Ancillary procedures, particularly computerised tomography, and histological examination, allow to confirm diagnosis. The main treatment is surgery, it must be as aggressive as possible, it allows to confirm histologically the nature of the tumor. Postoperative radiotherapy is helpful and chemotherapy can be associated, if it seems that complete excision has not been possible or if metastasis are detected...
January 1986: Acta Chirurgica Belgica
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