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Rh-Endostatin in perioperative period improves osteosarcoma outcomes

November 10, 2017

WAILEA, Hawaii — Perioperative administration of Rh-Endostatin with traditional chemotherapy improved outcomes for patients with stage IIB osteosarcoma, according to study results presented at Connective Tissue Oncology Society.

“[The regimen] could significantly improve the distant metastasis-free survival and overall survival of [these patients],” Xiaohui Niu, MD, of the department of orthopedic oncology at Beijing Ji Shui Tan Hospital in China, said during a presentation. “This is a preliminary and exciting result. It is the first drug that could improve OS in the past 30 years. A randomized multicenter clinical trial is needed.”

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Cediranib active in alveolar soft part sarcoma

November 10, 2017
WAILEA, Hawaii — A randomized phase 2 trial designed to assess the effect of cediranib for patients with alveolar soft part sarcoma met its primary endpoint…
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Morphology, grading may determine treatment approach in synovial sarcoma

November 10, 2017
WAILEA, Hawaii — Not all cases of synovial sarcoma of the extremities result in severe outcomes, according to study results presented at Connective Tissue Oncology…
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Axitinib-pembrolizumab combination shows promise in advanced alveolar soft part sarcoma

November 9, 2017
WAILEA, Hawaii — The combination of axitinib and pembrolizumab demonstrated early evidence of activity among patients with advanced alvelor soft part sarcoma and…
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Review Article

Risk Factors for Perimegaprosthetic Infections After Tumor Resection

Orthopedics, January/February 2017, Volume 40 Issue 1
Periprosthetic joint infection remains one of the most challenging and pervasive complications following megaprosthetic…
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CME

Femoroacetabular Impingement: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Treatment. March 2015

Femoroacetabular Impingement: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Treatment
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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Latest offerings from DePuy Synthes attempt to simplify MIS spinal fusions

November 8, 2017
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