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Abstract | Full HTML Article | PDF ecancer 2 77 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2008.77

Case Report

Surgical 'damage control' treatment of a large retroperitoneal liposarcoma encasing a horseshoe kidney

Damage control is a surgical strategy for severely compromised trauma patients based on speed control of life-threatening injuries that aims to rapidly resuscitate patients in an intensive care unit (ICU). We report on the use of such therapeutic strategy in a patient affected by a retroperitoneal sarcoma concomitant to a horseshoe kidney, a relatively rare anatomical malformation.

Keywords: surgery kidney retroperitoneal liposarcoma

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