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By Constantine P. Karakousis

This quantity is the made of the author's lengthy event with melanomas and sarcomas and to a lesser yet major measure with higher gastrointestinal cancers, colorectal and breast cancers.  As such, it bargains a “hands-on” functional advisor to upcoming complicated soft-tissue tumors and for acting extra wide tumor resections in keeping with over forty years of surgical experience.  It offers very important information about the location of sufferers, incision forms, and publicity which are of paramount value within the resection of definite tumors. The publication includes vital normal surgical rules for forthcoming tumors in numerous destinations but in addition deals the element valuable for the secure and oncologically sound resection of those malignancies. additionally, this operative atlas comprises particular info for techniques which aren't as typically encountered in surgical education, yet should be worthwhile within the administration of sufferers with in the neighborhood competitive tumors, reminiscent of hemipelvectomy and its versions, sacral resections, and forequarter amputation. 

Through using a number of targeted illustrations, Atlas of Operative methods in Surgical Oncology serves as a priceless source to the overall doctor or surgical oncologist within the operative administration of sufferers with melanoma within the stomach, retroperitoneum, pelvis or extremities. 

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12. Morton DL, Thompson JF, Essner R, et al. Validation of the accuracy of intraoperative lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy for early-stage melanoma: a multicenter trial. Ann Surg. 1999;230:453–63. 13. McMasters KM, Reintgen DS, Ross MI, et al. Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma: how many radioactive nodes should be removed? Ann Surg Oncol. 2001;8:192–7. 14. Karakousis CP, Najibi S, Trunk J. Sentinel node biopsy in malignant melanoma. J Surg Oncol. 1997;66:282–4. 15. Karakousis CP, Grigoropoulos P.

5). She remained disease-free for nearly 10 years, when relapse occurred in the same area with an aggressive sarcoma, which at this time was treated with amputation through the forearm. This case illustrates that a conservative resection through grossly clean planes may be attainable in patients who have small tumors in the wrist area. , the use of adjuvant postoperative radiation), however, secure local control of the tumor may not occur. Therefore, the surgical options of limb-preserving resection versus amputation should be carefully considered and decided upon on the basis of the latest findings in the literature.

A relatively long incision is required Fig. 6 Sentinel node identified with the use of blue dye and lymphoscintigraphy using a handheld probe. This method requires a smaller incision References References 1. Snow H. Melanotic cancerous disease. Lancet. 1892;2:872. 2. Morton DL, Wen DR, Wong JH, et al. Technical details of intraoperative lymphatic mapping for early-stage melanoma. Arch Surg. 1992;127:392–9. 3. Milton GW, Shaw HM, McCarthy WH, et al. Prophylactic lymph node dissection in clinical stage I cutaneous malignant melanoma: results of surgical treatment in 1,319 patients.

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