Scientific publications

Retroperitoneal sarcomas

Nov 1, 1997 | Magazine: Actas Urológicas Españolas

Martín-Marquina Aspiunza A, Sanz Pérez G, Díez-Caballero Alonso F, Rodríguez-Rubio Cortadellas FI, López-Picazo Jiménez J, Rosell Costa D, Robles García JE, Berián Polo JM.
Servicio de Urología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Navarra.


Presentation of 11 cases of retroperitoneal sarcoma. Mean time from the beginning of symptoms to diagnosis is 6 months.

The primary complementary study is CT. Surgery was performed in all cases, using complete resection in 6 cases, and partial resection in 5. Ten patients relapsed. 9 of which were treated with surgical rescue, in one or more occasions; chemotherapy was added in 6 cases and radiotherapy in 7.

Survival at five years is 68%, with a mean follow-up of 66 months.

CITATION  Actas Urol Esp. 1997 Nov-Dec;21(10):964-6