Allografts in Malignant Bone Tumors

  • M. San Julian
  • S. Amillo
  • J. Cañadell


In order to cure primary malignant bone tumors it is necessary to perform en bloc resection of all macroscopic disease. The available surgical procedures give two main options: amputation and limb-sparing techniques. Over recent years the introduction of modern diagnostic techniques and the widespread use of preoperative chemotherapy, radiotherapy and multiagent adjuvant chemotheraphy have aided in the development of limb preserving techniques.


Giant Cell Tumor Malignant Bone Tumor Primary Malignant Bone Tumor Consolidation Time Osteoarticular Allograft 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. San Julian
    • 1
  • S. Amillo
    • 1
  • J. Cañadell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Clinic of Navarre, School of MedicineUniversity of NavarrePamplonaSpain

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