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Volume 2018 (2018), Article ID 6483579, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/6483579
Research Article

Limb-Salvage Surgery of Soft Tissue Sarcoma with Sciatic Nerve Involvement

1Department of Surgery, Clinical Center Frankfurt Höchst, Frankfurt, Germany
2Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, BG Trauma Center, Frankfurt, Germany
3Institute for Pathology, Clinical Center Frankfurt Höchst, Frankfurt, Germany
4Radiological Institute, Agaplesion Markus Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
5Department of Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
6Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany

Correspondence should be addressed to Hussein Sweiti; moc.liamg@itiewsh

Received 11 November 2017; Accepted 8 February 2018; Published 6 March 2018

Academic Editor: Valerae O. Lewis

Copyright © 2018 Hussein Sweiti et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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