By Constantine P. Karakousis
This quantity is the fabricated from the author's lengthy adventure with melanomas and sarcomas and to a lesser yet major measure with top gastrointestinal cancers, colorectal and breast cancers. As such, it bargains a “hands-on” useful consultant to imminent complicated soft-tissue tumors and for appearing extra wide tumor resections in keeping with over forty years of surgical event. It presents very important information about the site of sufferers, incision forms, and publicity that are of paramount significance within the resection of definite tumors. The booklet includes vital common surgical rules for impending tumors in various destinations but additionally deals the element important for the secure and oncologically sound resection of those malignancies. additionally, this operative atlas comprises particular details for systems which aren't as usually encountered in surgical education, yet should be necessary within the administration of sufferers with in the community competitive tumors, equivalent to hemipelvectomy and its versions, sacral resections, and forequarter amputation.
Through using a number of designated illustrations, Atlas of Operative systems in Surgical Oncology serves as a worthwhile source to the overall general practitioner or surgical oncologist within the operative administration of sufferers with melanoma within the stomach, retroperitoneum, pelvis or extremities.
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Morton DL, Thompson JF, Cochran AJ, et al. Sentinel node biopsy or nodal observation in melanoma. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:1307–17. 3 Tumor in the Hand Sarcomas arising in one of the digits are rare. They are usually treated with amputation of the involved digit. Sarcomas arising in the area of the metacarpals, if they are not too extensive, may be treated with resection of the metacarpal close to the tumor, the adjacent soft tissues, and the corresponding digit. The case being illustrated was that of a patient with a recurrent sarcoma located in the radial side of the second metacarpal, close to the dorsal surface.
3. Karakousis CP, Emrich L, Rao U, Khalil M. Limb salvage in soft tissue sarcomas with selective combination of modalities. Eur J Surg Oncol. 1991;17:71–80. 3 Tumor in the Hand 4. Karakousis CP, Proimakis C, Walsh DL. Primary soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities in adults. Br J Surg. 1995;81:1208–12. 5. Karakousis CP, Kontzoglou K, Driscoll DL. Sarcoma near extremity joints in adults. J Surg Oncol. 1998;67:164–7. 6. Karakousis CP, DeYoung C, Driscoll DL. Soft tissue sarcoma of the hand and foot: management of survival.
There is some sensory loss in the distribution of the ulnar nerve, and the hypothenar eminence is flattened because of the loss of its nerve supply. The hand assumes the appearance of “clawhand” owing to the loss of function of the interossei. Deltoid muscle Latissimus Dorsi muscle Case 2: A Sarcoma Fig. 7 The neurovascular bundle (median nerve, brachial artery, basilic vein) is exposed proximal to the tumor 51 Brachial artery Median nerve Biceps brachii muscle Basilic vein Coracobrachialis muscle Median nerve Biceps brachii muscle Brachial artery Median nerve Basilic vein Fig.
Atlas of Operative Procedures in Surgical Oncology by Constantine P. Karakousis