Ajay Puri

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Publications

  1. pmc Management of extremity soft tissue sarcomas
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Orthop 45:301-6. 2011
  2. pmc An inexpensive reconstruction method after resection in tumors of the proximal humerus with extensive involvement of the diaphysis
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Int J Shoulder Surg 5:44-6. 2011
  3. pmc Functional and oncologic outcomes after excision of the total femur in primary bone tumors: Results with a low cost total femur prosthesis
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Orthop 46:470-4. 2012
  4. pmc Does intensity of surveillance affect survival after surgery for sarcomas? Results of a randomized noninferiority trial
    Ajay Puri
    Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Room No 45, E Borges Road, Mumbai, India
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1568-75. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after limb sparing resection in primary malignant pelvic tumors
    A Puri
    Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 40:27-33. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Results of surgical resection in pediatric pelvic tumors
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Pediatr Orthop B 22:24-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint The results of total humeral replacement following excision for primary bone tumour
    A Puri
    Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:1277-81. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Results of surgical resection in pelvic Ewing's sarcoma
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Surg Oncol 106:417-22. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Primary cement spacers: a cost-effective, durable limb salvage option for knee tumors
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Knee 19:320-3. 2012
  10. pmc Joint-sparing or physeal-sparing diaphyseal resections: the challenge of holding small fragments
    Manish Agarwal
    Tata Memorial Centre, Bone and Soft Tissue Service, Mumbai, India
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2924-32. 2010

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  1. pmc Management of extremity soft tissue sarcomas
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Orthop 45:301-6. 2011
    ..This overview is intended as a review of current understanding and the multimodality management of these challenging tumors...
  2. pmc An inexpensive reconstruction method after resection in tumors of the proximal humerus with extensive involvement of the diaphysis
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Int J Shoulder Surg 5:44-6. 2011
    ..It provides adequate shoulder and arm stability and ensures excellent hand and elbow motion with good functional results...
  3. pmc Functional and oncologic outcomes after excision of the total femur in primary bone tumors: Results with a low cost total femur prosthesis
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Orthop 46:470-4. 2012
    ..We assessed the complications of the procedure, the oncologic and functional outcomes, and implant survival...
  4. pmc Does intensity of surveillance affect survival after surgery for sarcomas? Results of a randomized noninferiority trial
    Ajay Puri
    Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Room No 45, E Borges Road, Mumbai, India
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1568-75. 2014
    ..Whether current postoperative surveillance regimes result in improved overall survival (OS) of patients with extremity sarcomas is unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after limb sparing resection in primary malignant pelvic tumors
    A Puri
    Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 40:27-33. 2014
    ..To evaluate morbidity, oncologic results and functional outcome in patients with malignant tumors of pelvis treated with limb sparing resection...
  6. doi request reprint Results of surgical resection in pediatric pelvic tumors
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Pediatr Orthop B 22:24-9. 2013
    ..The overall survival was 68% at 5 years. The Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Score ranged from 22 to 29. Surgery provides good local control and oncologic outcomes with acceptable function in these patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint The results of total humeral replacement following excision for primary bone tumour
    A Puri
    Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:1277-81. 2012
    ..The implant survival was 95% (95% CI 69.5 to 99.3) at five years. The use of a THER in the treatment of malignant tumours of bone is oncologically safe; it gives consistent and predictable results with low rates of complication...
  8. doi request reprint Results of surgical resection in pelvic Ewing's sarcoma
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Surg Oncol 106:417-22. 2012
    ..To evaluate the results of patients with non-metastatic Ewing's sarcoma of the pelvis treated with surgical resection as part of their multimodality treatment..
  9. doi request reprint Primary cement spacers: a cost-effective, durable limb salvage option for knee tumors
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Knee 19:320-3. 2012
    ..They are an option to amputation in patients with financial constraints and those that present with large volume or infected fungating tumors...
  10. pmc Joint-sparing or physeal-sparing diaphyseal resections: the challenge of holding small fragments
    Manish Agarwal
    Tata Memorial Centre, Bone and Soft Tissue Service, Mumbai, India
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2924-32. 2010
    ..Joint-sparing or physeal-sparing diaphyseal resections are technically challenging when only a small length of bone is available for implant purchase...
  11. ncbi request reprint Giant cell tumor of bone in children and adolescents
    Ajay Puri
    Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:635-9. 2007
    ..6%. The purpose of this study was to document the incidence of GCT in patients with open physis in the Indian population and study the course of the disease with respect to its adult counterpart to see if it behaved any differently...
  12. ncbi request reprint Extraskeletal osteosarcoma with synchronous regional lymph node and soft tissue metastasis: a rare presentation of an uncommon tumour
    Ashish Gulia
    Tata Memorial Hospital, Room no 43, Bone and Soft Tissue Services, E Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400012, India
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 23:S317-21. 2013
    ..We also discuss the importance of PET scan and intra-operative ultrasonography in the management of these lesions. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma: a series of 23 cases
    Nirmala A Jambhekar
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 47:491-3. 2004
    ..1 years. The radiological features, histology and treatment outcomes have been studied. Osseous and extra-osseous mesenchymal chondrosarcomas are compared and the differential diagnosis discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Iatrogenic implantation of giant cell tumor at bone graft donor site and clinical recommendations to prevent "a rare avoidable complication"
    Ashish Gulia
    Orthopedic Oncology, Room no 27, Bone and Soft Tissue Services, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai 400012, Maharashtra, India
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 23:715-8. 2013
    ..Patient was treated with repeat intralesional curettage and excision of implantation lesion at bone graft donor site. We recommend precautionary measures to prevent this avoidable complication. ..
  15. doi request reprint Osteosarcoma of the femur mimicking Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumour on biopsy and metastatic carcinoma on resection
    Nirmala Ajit Jambhekar
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai, 400 012, India
    Skeletal Radiol 41:1163-8. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Rotationplasty for bone tumors: is there still a role?
    Manish Agarwal
    Department of Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 459:76-81. 2007
    ..Using the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society scoring system, the score was 25 or greater in 20 of 26 patients. In appropriately indicated cases, rotationplasty provides good local disease control and good function...
  17. ncbi request reprint Limb salvage surgery for osteosarcoma: effective low-cost treatment
    Manish Agarwal
    Department of Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 459:82-91. 2007
    ..Our preliminary results suggest osteosarcoma can be managed well in a developing country in a cost-effective way. Limb salvage surgery has now become the standard of care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hemicortical excision for low-grade selected surface sarcomas of bone
    Manish Agarwal
    Department of Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 459:161-6. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Interstitial brachytherapy for childhood soft tissue sarcoma
    Siddhartha Laskar
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:649-55. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of interstitial brachytherapy (BRT) in children undergoing combined modality treatment for soft tissue sarcomas (STS)...
  20. doi request reprint Chemotherapy compliance in patients with osteosarcoma
    Jyoti Bajpai
    Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Center, Mumbai, India
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:41-4. 2013
    ..Chemotherapy compliance can affect both, dose intensity and density and may affect the final outcome in these cases. This vital aspect has been inadequately addressed and therefore merits further investigation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Chondrosarcoma of bone: does the size of the tumor, the presence of a pathologic fracture, or prior intervention have an impact on local control and survival?
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Room No 26, E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai 400 071, India
    J Cancer Res Ther 5:14-9. 2009
    ..We studied 45 patients with chondrosarcoma, without metastasis at diagnosis, who were surgically treated between January 2000 and December 2004 to evaluate the risk factors associated with local recurrence and metastasis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adamantinoma of tibia: a study of 12 cases
    Saral S Desai
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr Ernest Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai, India
    J Surg Oncol 93:429-33. 2006
    ..Adamantinoma is a rare tumor of long bones that can be mistaken for a carcinoma, and numerous other lesions such as myoepithelial tumor, malignant mixed tumor of bone, fibrous dysplasia/osteofibrous dysplasia, and vascular tumors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Case report: metastatic adamantinoma of the tibia--an unusual presentation
    Yogesh Panchwagh
    Bone and Soft Tissue Unit, Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Skeletal Radiol 35:190-3. 2006
    ..Although cases of local recurrences and pulmonary metastases in adamantinoma are reported, this case is unusual in presenting without a local recurrence but with simultaneous skeletal and pulmonary metastases...
  24. pmc Revision of broken knee megaprostheses: new solution to old problems
    Manish Agarwal
    PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai, 400016, India
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2904-13. 2010
    ..Low-cost indigenous megaprostheses used in the developing world are prone to mechanical failure but the frequency and causes are not well established...
  25. doi request reprint Paediatric diaphyseal malignant tumors: options for reconstruction after intercalary resection
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Pediatr Orthop B 20:309-17. 2011
    ..There were three local recurrences. The Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Score ranged from 18 to 30 (mean 27). Joint-preserving intercalary resections are an oncologically safe option with gratifying functional results...
  26. doi request reprint Primary leiomyosarcoma of bone--a clinicopathologic study of 8 uncommon cases with immunohistochemical analysis and clinical outcomes
    Bharat Rekhi
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India
    Ann Diagn Pathol 15:147-56. 2011
    ..Surgery forms the treatment mainstay. The prognosis appears to be dismal...
  27. doi request reprint Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy in thigh of an infant--a rare case report with diagnostic implications
    Bharat Rekhi
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr E B Road, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Skeletal Radiol 40:1079-84. 2011
    ..To the best of our knowledge this case is the fifth documented case in the English literature of MNTI in the thigh. The diagnostic and therapeutic implications are discussed...
  28. doi request reprint Alveolar soft part sarcoma 'revisited': clinicopathological review of 47 cases from a tertiary cancer referral centre, including immunohistochemical expression of TFE3 in 22 cases and 21 other tumours
    Bharat Rekhi
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Pathology 44:11-7. 2012
    ..5-1.0% of soft tissue sarcomas in the United States. At our Hospital, it constitutes 1.8% of the newly diagnosed soft tissue sarcomas. Lately, TFE3 has been found to be a useful immunohistochemical marker for diagnosing this sarcoma...
  29. ncbi request reprint Chondromyxoid fibromas: a study of 10 cases
    Saral S Desai
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Surg Oncol 89:28-31. 2005
    ..The histology showed lobulated chondromyxoid matrix with peripheral fibrosis. Two cases had local recurrences following intralesional excision. The study emphasizes that despite nuclear atypia and recurrences, CMF is a benign disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Revisiting chordoma with brachyury, a "new age" marker: analysis of a validation study on 51 cases
    Nirmala A Jambhekar
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:1181-7. 2010
    ..At times, it presents a diagnostic challenge, especially in small biopsies. Brachyury, a nuclear transcription factor, is a recently described immunohistochemical marker for diagnosing chordomas...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chondroblastoma of bone--not a " benign disease": clinico-pathologic observations on sixty cases
    Seethalakshmi Viswanathan
    Department of Surgical Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 47:198-201. 2004
    ..CBL, though seemingly benign, can behave in an aggressive manner. Since there are no reliable histological features to predict biologic behaviour, regular long term follow-up is recommended...
  32. doi request reprint Primary intraosseous myoepithelioma arising in the iliac bone and displaying trisomies of 11, 15, 17 with del (16q) and del (22q11)--A rare case report with review of literature
    Bharat Rekhi
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr E B Road, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India
    Pathol Res Pract 207:780-5. 2011
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Recurrent giant cell tumor of bone with simultaneous regional lymph node and pulmonary metastases
    Sajid S Qureshi
    Department of Bone and Soft Tissue, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Road, Parel, Bombay, India
    Skeletal Radiol 34:225-8. 2005
    ..In this case report we document a case of giant cell tumor of the patella in which, associated with local recurrence, there were simultaneous metastases to lymph nodes and lungs...
  34. ncbi request reprint p53 gene gets altered by various mechanisms: studies in childhood sarcomas and retinoblastoma
    Prachi Ghule
    Cancer Cytogenetics Laboratory, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Med Sci Monit 12:BR385-396. 2006
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  35. ncbi request reprint Facilitating rotationplasty
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Surg Oncol 95:351-4. 2007
    ..This ensures maximal surface contact between the apposing femoral and tibial cut ends, promoting early bony union...
  36. ncbi request reprint Intraosseous myoepithelioma: A rare, distinct tumor entity
    Bharat Rekhi
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 57:269-71. 2014
    ..The case is discussed with regards to current clinicopathological perspectives on these rather uncommon tumors, including our personal experience. ..
  37. doi request reprint 18 F-FDG avid lesion due to coexistent fibrous dysplasia in a child of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma: source of false positive FDG-PET
    Sandip Basu
    Radiation Medicine Centre BARC, Tata Memorial Hospital Annexe, Jerbai Wadia Road, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
    J Cancer Res Ther 6:92-4. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Perioperative interstitial brachytherapy for soft tissue sarcomas: prognostic factors and long-term results of 155 patients
    Siddhartha Laskar
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr Ernest Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:560-7. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of temporary interstitial brachytherapy (BRT) for patients undergoing combined modality management of soft tissue sarcomas (STS)...
  39. doi request reprint Chondrosarcoma of the bone with nodal metastasis: the first case report with review of literature
    Ashish Gulia
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Med Sci 65:360-4. 2011
    ..The histopathological examination revealed metastasis of chondrosarcoma in lymph nodes. We also have reviewed the related literature and discussed the possible mechanism of this nodal metastasis...
  40. doi request reprint Bone metastasis of glandular cardiac myxoma mimicking a metastatic carcinoma
    Shantveer G Uppin
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai, 400 012, India
    Skeletal Radiol 40:107-11. 2011
    ..Histology revealed features of cardiac myxoma with heterologous glandular elements, which was initially mistaken for a metastatic mucin-secreting adenocarcinoma...
  41. pmc Giant cell tumor - distal end radius: Do we know the answer?
    Yogesh Panchwagh
    Bone and Soft Tissue Unit, Dept of Surgical Oncology and Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Orthop 41:139-45. 2007
    ..The objective of the present analysis was to study the modalities of management of the different types of distal end radius GCTs so as to minimize the recurrence rates and retain adequate function...
  42. doi request reprint Decision making in primary sacral tumors
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Room No 26, E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
    Spine J 9:396-403. 2009
    ..Their management is governed by an interplay of complex factors. Appropriate decision making is crucial to obtain the best possible outcome in terms of maximizing disease control while attempting to minimize neurological dysfunction...
  43. pmc Pasteurization of bone for tumour eradication prior to reimplantation - An in vitro & pre-clinical efficacy study
    Jyoti Kode
    Department of Orthopedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Med Res 139:585-97. 2014
    ..Pasteurized tumour bearing bone can thus safely be used to reconstruct large defects after tumour resection. ..
  44. ncbi request reprint Florid reactive periostitis of the hands
    Nirmala A Jambhekar
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Skeletal Radiol 33:663-5. 2004
    ..Two cases of florid reactive periostitis of the hand mistaken for osteosarcoma are reported here to illustrate this entity and caution against a diagnostic pitfall...
  45. ncbi request reprint Recurrent gossypiboma in the thigh
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
    Skeletal Radiol 36:S95-100. 2007
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  46. doi request reprint Clinicomorphologic features of a series of 10 cases of malignant triton tumors diagnosed over 10 years at a tertiary cancer hospital in Mumbai, India
    Bharat Rekhi
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai 400012, India
    Ann Diagn Pathol 12:90-7. 2008
    ..Malignant triton tumor is an uncommon tumor associated with an aggressive behavior. Surgery with clear margins is the treatment mainstay. Adjuvant radiotherapy is effective...
  47. ncbi request reprint Use of polypropylene mesh to stabilize skeletal reconstructions after resection for bone tumors
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Surg Oncol 95:158-60. 2007
  48. doi request reprint Primary extranodal histiocytic sarcoma of lumbar spine
    Rajiv Kaushal
    Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
    Skeletal Radiol 41:231-5. 2012
    ..Further investigations did not reveal any other lesion elsewhere. The case is being presented in view of the uncommon occurrence of a primary extranodal histiocytic sarcoma of the lumbar spine, which simulated a primary bone tumor...
  49. pmc Extracorporeal irradiated tumor bone: A reconstruction option in diaphyseal Ewing's sarcomas
    Ajay Puri
    Department of Orthopedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Orthop 44:390-6. 2010
    ..We analyzed the results of 12 cases of diaphyseal Ewing's sarcomas treated using this modality...
  50. ncbi request reprint Unusual late sequel of ruptured distal tendon of biceps brachii mimicking a soft-tissue tumor
    Sajid S Qureshi
    Department of Bone and Soft Tissue, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Road, Parel, Bombay, India
    Skeletal Radiol 33:417-20. 2004
    ..Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging were unable to rule out a neoplastic mass. Final histopathology after surgical excision revealed a reparative process...
  51. pmc Multimodality management of extremity soft tissue sarcomas-an Indian perspective
    Ajay Puri
    Orthopaedic Oncologist, Tata Memorial Hospital, Room No 26, E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai, 400 012 India
    Indian J Surg Oncol 2:291-7. 2011
    ..We also present Indian data of the incidence and oncologic outcomes of these lesions and suggest a treatment algorithm...
  52. ncbi request reprint Ochronotic arthropathy: arthroscopic findings in the shoulder and the knee
    Mihir Thacker
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, India
    Arthroscopy 19:E14-7. 2003
    ..We present the arthroscopic findings in the shoulder and the knee in a 40-year-old man with ochronotic arthropathy and discuss the role of arthroscopy in the diagnosis and management of this rare metabolic disorder...
  53. pmc Treatment of giant cell tumor of bone: Current concepts
    Ajay Puri
    Dept of Orthopedic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Orthop 41:101-8. 2007
    ..An accompanying treatment algorithm helps outline the management strategy in GCT...