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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 22, No. 4, 2015, pp. 1-5
Bioline Code: mj15038
Full paper language: English
Document type: Editorial
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 4, 2015, pp. 1-5

 en Limb Salvage Surgery for Musculoskeletal Oncology
Ismail, Wan Faisham Nu’man Bin Wan

Abstract

The management of musculoskeletal tumours has progressed tremendously over the past few decades. Limb salvage surgery has become a standard practise without compromising the oncological outcome. Patients generally will benefit with superior function and a better quality of life compared with definitive amputation. The multidisciplinary approach and advancement of surgeries are important to achieve patient survival and optimum function.

Keywords
limb salvage; sarcoma

 
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