In this issue of Surgical Clinics, guest editor Dr. John M. Kane brings his considerable expertise to the topic of A Surgeon's Guide to Sarcomas and Other Soft Tissue Tumors. In 2021, more than 13,400 new soft tissue sarcomas will be diagnosed. This issue provides a timely update for management of the most common sarcomas, including discussions of pathology, imaging, chemotherapy, radiation, and reconstruction.
Contains 13 relevant, practice-oriented topics including the implications of an unplanned sarcoma excision (the “Whoops operation); the importance of preoperative pathology and the optimal biopsy of soft tissue masses; gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) and the general surgeon; the evolving management of desmoid/aggressive fibromatosis; plastic surgery reconstruction of sarcoma resection defects; and more.
Provides in-depth clinical reviews on sarcomas and other soft tissue tumors, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.
Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.
Edited by John M. Kane III, MD, FACS, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Elm and Carlton Streets
The Implications of an Unplanned Sarcoma Excision (the “Whoops Operation)
The Role of Imaging in Soft Tissue Sarcoma Diagnosis and Management
Wide Resection of Extremity/Truncal Soft Tissue Sarcomas
Radiation Therapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Indications, Timing, Benefits, and Consequences
Plastic Surgery Reconstruction of Sarcoma Resection Defects: Form and Function
Retroperitoneal Sarcomas: Histology Is Everything
Sarcoma Pulmonary Metastatic Disease: Still a Chance for Cure
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors and the General Surgeon
Lipoma and Its Doppelganger: The Atypical Lipomatous Tumor/Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: What Is This?
The Evolving Management of Desmoid Fibromatosis
Benign Neurogenic Tumors