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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Braun, Karl F; Pohlig, Florian; Lenze, Ulrich; Netter, Clemens; Hadjamu, Miriam; Rechl, Hans; von Eisenhart-Rothe, Rüdiger 
Title:
[Insufficiency fractures after irradiation therapy - case series]. 
Abstract:
Radiation therapy plays an essential part in modern treatment regimes of musculoskeletal tumors. Nevertheless damage to the surrounding tissue does occur inevitably. Postradiogenic changes of bone are associated with decreased stability and an increased fracture rate. The orthopedic surgeon therefore faces a challenging situation with altered bone metabolism, changes in perfusion and soft tissue problems.We present 3 cases of radiation induced fractures during the treatment of soft tissue tumors...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
MMW Fortschr Med 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
157 Suppl 
Pages contribution:
1-4 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
1438-3276 
TUM Institution:
Orthopädische und Sportorthopädische Klinik und Poliklinik