Critical appraisal:Alektiar KM, Zelefsky MJ, Brennan MF 2000 3

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Alektiar KM, Zelefsky MJ, Brennan MF. Morbidity of adjuvant brachytherapy in soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity and superficial trunk. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2000 Jul 15;47(5):1273-9 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10889381.


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This report of morbidity of brachytherapy, comes from the RCT of surgery alone vs surgery + post-op brachytherapy. Therefore, none received preop RT.


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Dr Marcus Foo FRANZCR


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Article
Alektiar KM, Zelefsky MJ, Brennan MF. Morbidity of adjuvant brachytherapy in soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity and superficial trunk. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2000 Jul 15;47(5):1273-9 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10889381.
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