Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Limb Salvage Surgery

Introduction

Limb Salvage Surgery (LSS) is a treatment process for tumors/cancers arising from the bone, soft tissue and other parts of the skeletal system.

Procedures

Various techniques of LSS to save the limb are available. These are further aided by state of the art imaging, chemotherapy (when provided), intraoperative navigation and 3d printed patient specific instrumentation or implants.

Indications
  • Bone tumors
  • Bone cancers (Osteosarcoma, Ewing’s sarcoma, Chondrosarcoma etc.)
  • Soft tissue sarcomas involving bone
  • Bone Metastases
Advantages
  • Avoids Amputation in 95% of sarcomas
  • Allows adequate function and mobility for rehabilitation
  • Psychologically uplifting and hastens social integration post treatment