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|Title:||Intraoperative portable ultrasonography localization of clinically impalpable soft-tissue tumors|
Davies, J. A.
Ashford, Robert U.
|Presented at:||British Orthopaedic Association/British Association of Orthopaedic Oncology Surgeons, Belfast, June 2009; European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, Rhodes, Greece, September 2009.|
|Citation:||World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2012 10:243|
|Abstract:||Background Most soft-tissue tumors are clinically palpable; however, some can be impalpable to clinical examination making it difficult to plan surgical management. Methods We present a simple method of perioperative tumor localization using a portable ultrasonography machine. Results We used the technique for seven cases, on each occasion identifying the tumor and facilitating the optimal surgical approach. Conclusion The technique is reproducible and readily available, and we recommend its use.|
|Rights:||© Jagadeesan et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2012 This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology|
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