retroperitoneal neoplasms

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Summary: New abnormal growth of tissue in the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.

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  1. Marshall L, Shah P, Yeung S, Mundy J. Synchronous presentation of cardiac and abdominal paragangliomas. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012;93:e115-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Serum catecholamines returned to the normal range postoperatively and all antihypertensive therapy was ceased...
  2. Necchi A, Colecchia M, Nicolai N, Piva L, Catanzaro M, Biasoni D, et al. Towards the definition of the best management and prognostic factors of teratoma with malignant transformation: a single-institution case series and new proposal. BJU Int. 2011;107:1088-94 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the optimal management and prognostic factors of patients with malignant transformation (MT) in germ-cell tumour (GCT) by re-evaluating Institutional series...
  3. Zhang Z, Xiu D. Laparoscopic surgery for primary retroperitoneal tumors: a single institution experience of 14 cases. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2010;20:399-403 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for primary retroperitoneal tumors (PRTs)...
  4. Shudo Y, Matsumiya G, Sakaguchi T, Fujita T, Yamauchi T, Sawa Y. Resection of advanced stage malignant retroperitoneal neoplasms with tumor thrombus extending into the right atrium: report of four cases. Surg Today. 2011;41:262-5 pubmed publisher
    Surgery for retroperitoneal neoplasms with a tumor thrombus extension into the right atrium is challenging...
  5. Ahn K, Han H, Yoon Y, Kim H, Lee T, Kang S, et al. Laparoscopic resection of nonadrenal retroperitoneal tumors. Arch Surg. 2011;146:162-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Laparoscopic resection of primary retroperitoneal tumors is a challenging procedure because access is difficult due to the deep, posterior location and adjacent major vessels...
  6. Tseng W, Martinez S, Tamurian R, Chen S, Bold R, Canter R. Contiguous organ resection is safe in patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma: An ACS-NSQIP analysis. J Surg Oncol. 2011;103:390-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined rates of 30-day morbidity and mortality following resection of RPS utilizing data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) database...
  7. Fiore M, Colombo C, Locati P, Berselli M, Radaelli S, Morosi C, et al. Surgical technique, morbidity, and outcome of primary retroperitoneal sarcoma involving inferior vena cava. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19:511-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the study was to review a monoinstitutional series of IVC resections for RSTS (mainly IVC leiomyosarcoma), focusing on the type of vascular replacement, morbidity, and oncologic outcome...
  8. Prunoiu V, Cirimbei C, Marincas M, Cirimbei S, Bratucu E. Extending indication for radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in cancer surgery. Chirurgia (Bucur). 2011;106:585-9 pubmed
    ..The results have shown the usefulness of the application of RFA with the purpose of reducing the tumoral mass and the hemostatic role of the method. No complications were recorded...
  9. Quinones Baldrich W, Alktaifi A, Eilber F, EILBER F. Inferior vena cava resection and reconstruction for retroperitoneal tumor excision. J Vasc Surg. 2012;55:1386-93; discussion 1393 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reviews the results of en bloc resection of the inferior vena cava (IVC) for malignant tumor excision and reconstruction...

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  1. Lazar A, Straja N, Bratucu E. An unusual sarcomatous retroperitoneal metastasis. A rare case report with a brief literature review. Chirurgia (Bucur). 2012;107:108-14 pubmed
    ..New tumor markers for the detection and follow-up of these tumors should be considered...
  2. Paumier A, Le Péchoux C, Beaudre A, Negretti L, Ferreira I, Roberti E, et al. IMRT or conformal radiotherapy for adjuvant treatment of retroperitoneal sarcoma?. Radiother Oncol. 2011;99:73-8 pubmed publisher
  3. Xu Y, Guo K, Guo R, Ge C, Tian Y, He S. Surgical management of 143 patients with adult primary retroperitoneal tumor. World J Gastroenterol. 2007;13:2619-21 pubmed
    ..To analyze the surgical management of adult primary retroperitoneal tumors (APRT) and the factors influencing the outcome after operation...
  4. Hueman M, Herman J, Ahuja N. Management of retroperitoneal sarcomas. Surg Clin North Am. 2008;88:583-97, vii pubmed publisher
    ..Optimizing disease control while minimizing the morbidity of therapy remains the primary goal of management. In this article, the authors describe the presentation, evaluation, and management of patients who have retroperitoneal sarcoma...
  5. McCallum O, Burke J, Childs A, Ferro A, Gallup D. Retroperitoneal liposarcoma weighing over one hundred pounds with review of the literature. Gynecol Oncol. 2006;103:1152-4 pubmed
    ..Rarely, excessively large, slow growing tumors are found to be malignant. One exception includes retroperitoneal tumors, which if considered a mass of pelvic origin, may be encountered by the gynecologic oncologist...
  6. Urso D, Vincenzo D, Curia A, Formaro C, Sicilia S. [Retroperitoneal ganglioneuroma: a case report]. Recenti Prog Med. 2008;99:559-60 pubmed
    ..The computed tomography revealed dis-homogeneous abdominal mass. In another hospital, subsequently, a complete surgical resection and histopathologic examination established the diagnosis of ganglioneuroma...
  7. Chuang S, Wang H. An unusual case of glandular schwannoma. Hum Pathol. 2007;38:673-7 pubmed
    ..To the best of our knowledge, the biologic behavior for such a lesion is unknown because similar cases have not yet been described in the literature...
  8. Radovanovic D, Vukotic Maletic V, Stojanovic D, Lalosevic D, Likic I, Stojsic Z, et al. Retroperitoneal "Triton" tumor. Hepatogastroenterology. 2008;55:527-30 pubmed
    ..This case demonstrates the bad prognosis of malignant retroperitoneal tumors. Diagnostic tools such as refined biopsy techniques or cytogenetic analysis might help in differentiating patients who will benefit from radical surgery...
  9. Kawano R, Nishie A, Yoshimitsu K, Irie H, Tajima T, Hirakawa M, et al. Retroperitoneal well-differentiated inflammatory liposarcoma: a diagnostic dilemma. Radiat Med. 2008;26:450-3 pubmed publisher
    ..In this entity, a lipomatous component could easily be missed on radiologic imaging because of the conspicuity of lymphoid infiltration. We should consider the possibility of this variant when we evaluate a retroperitoneal tumor...
  10. Thomas D, O Sullivan B, Gronchi A. Current concepts and future perspectives in retroperitoneal soft-tissue sarcoma management. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2009;9:1145-57 pubmed publisher
    ..Novel targeted therapeutic agents that target specific amplification or translocation products offer promise for subsets of these diseases...
  11. Large M, Sheinfeld J, Eggener S. Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: reassessment of modified templates. BJU Int. 2009;104:1369-75 pubmed publisher
    ..For patients undergoing primary or post-chemotherapy RPLND, a full bilateral template (with nerve-sparing when appropriate) maximizes cure rates while minimizing ejaculatory morbidity and the subsequent need for chemotherapy...
  12. Basu S, Ansari M, Gupta S, Kumar A. Primary retroperitoneal transitional cell carcinoma presenting as a dumb-bell tumour. Singapore Med J. 2009;50:e384-7 pubmed
    ..We highlight the rarity of the disease, its atypical presentation as a cystic dumb-bell lump, its diagnostic challenges and aggressive behaviour, and review the literature on primary retroperitoneal transitional cell carcinomas...
  13. Sogaard A, Laurberg J, Sorensen M, Sogaard O, Wara P, Rasmussen P, et al. Intraabdominal and retroperitoneal soft-tissue sarcomas--outcome of surgical treatment in primary and recurrent tumors. World J Surg Oncol. 2010;8:81 pubmed publisher
    ..Little is known about how to treat patients with recurrence. We here report the outcome in primary and recurrent sarcoma treated at the Sarcoma Center in Aarhus, Denmark...
  14. Musat E, Kantor G, Caron J, Lagarde P, Laharie H, Stoeckle E, et al. [Comparison of intensity-modulated postoperative radiotherapy with conventional postoperative conformal radiotherapy for retroperitoneal sarcoma]. Cancer Radiother. 2004;8:255-61 pubmed
  15. Nguyen B. Retroperitoneal extraadrenal myelolipoma: Technetium-99m sulfur colloid scintigraphy and CT imaging. Clin Nucl Med. 2007;32:135-8 pubmed
  16. Singh V, Kapoor R. Atypical presentations of benign retroperitoneal schwannoma: report of three cases with review of literature. Int Urol Nephrol. 2005;37:547-9 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis of schwannoma was established postoperatively after histopathological examination and immunohistochemistry. All patients are doing well in follow-up...
  17. Tortorelli A, Papa V, Rosa F, Pacelli F, Doglietto G. Image of the month--retroperitoneal schwannoma. Arch Surg. 2006;141:1259-61 pubmed
  18. Law K, Chang T, Tung J. Fertility-sparing treatment of a primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma. BJOG. 2006;113:612-4 pubmed
  19. Schwarzbach M, Hormann Y, Hinz U, Leowardi C, Böckler D, Mechtersheimer G, et al. Clinical results of surgery for retroperitoneal sarcoma with major blood vessel involvement. J Vasc Surg. 2006;44:46-55 pubmed
    ..The study was conducted to evaluate the clinical results of resection for retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma (STS) with vascular involvement...
  20. Fan Y, Thomas T, Ip P, Cheung A. Osteoid-forming sarcoma-like mural nodule in a retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma. Histopathology. 2006;49:201-4 pubmed
  21. Matsui H, Ikeuchi S, Onoda N, Tsutsumi Y. Malignant paraganglioma of the retroperitoneum with lung metastases: a 13-year survivor after radical surgery. Asian J Surg. 2007;30:75-9 pubmed
    ..These tumours are usually large and located in the para-aortic region, and hence resection is sometimes challenging. We believe that a complete and meticulous surgical procedure is a prerequisite for long survival from this rare disease...
  22. Erzen D, Sencar M, Novak J. Retroperitoneal sarcoma: 25 years of experience with aggressive surgical treatment at the Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana. J Surg Oncol. 2005;91:1-9 pubmed
    ..Local disease is the main cause of death. A retrospective study was undertaken to evaluate the results of aggressive surgical treatment in a series of patients of primary and recurrent retroperitoneal sarcomas...
  23. Hughes M, Thomas J, Fisher C, Moskovic E. Imaging features of retroperitoneal and pelvic schwannomas. Clin Radiol. 2005;60:886-93 pubmed
    ..To describe the imaging features of retroperitoneal and pelvic schwannomas...
  24. Thamboo T, Sim R, Tan S, Yap W. Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma in a male patient. J Clin Pathol. 2006;59:655-7 pubmed
    ..The theory of its origin from the mucinous metaplasia of peritoneal (mesothelial) inclusion cysts, rather than from ectopic ovarian tissue or ovarian teratomas, is supported by the occurrence of such a tumour in a male patient...
  25. Goh B, Tan Y, Chung Y, Chow P, Ooi L, Wong W. Retroperitoneal schwannoma. Am J Surg. 2006;192:14-8 pubmed
    ..Retroperitoneal schwannomas are rare, benign tumors. The aim of this study is to present our surgical experience with 7 such tumors...
  26. Tohme C, Mattar W, Ghorra C. Extra-adrenal composite pheochromocytoma-ganglioneuroma. Saudi Med J. 2006;27:1594-7 pubmed
  27. Nathan H, Raut C, Thornton K, Herman J, Ahuja N, Schulick R, et al. Predictors of survival after resection of retroperitoneal sarcoma: a population-based analysis and critical appraisal of the AJCC staging system. Ann Surg. 2009;250:970-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify predictors of survival after resection of retroperitoneal sarcoma (RPS) and to evaluate the performance of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging system for RPS...
  28. Prabhuraj A, Basu A, Sistla S, Jagdish S, Jayanthi S. Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenoma in a man. Am J Clin Oncol. 2008;31:519-20 pubmed publisher
  29. Miraziz R, Hines L, Brouwer M, Steel R, Klineberg P. Bridging circuit for the resection of retroperitoneal sarcoma involving the aorta and the IVC- veno-venous to veno-arterial perfusion. Perfusion. 2008;23:65-9 pubmed
  30. Bossi A, De Wever I, Van Limbergen E, Vanstraelen B. Intensity modulated radiation-therapy for preoperative posterior abdominal wall irradiation of retroperitoneal liposarcomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007;67:164-70 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate a new strategy of preop RT for RPLS in which the target volume is limited to the contact area between the tumoral mass and the posterior abdominal wall...
  31. Li Q, Gao C, Juzi J, Hao X. Analysis of 82 cases of retroperitoneal schwannoma. ANZ J Surg. 2007;77:237-40 pubmed
    ..The aim of the study was to improve the diagnosis and treatment of retroperitoneal schwannoma by analysing clinical manifestations and postoperative course of this rare disease...
  32. Cury J, Coelho R, Srougi M. Retroperitoneal schwannoma: case series and literature review. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2007;62:359-62 pubmed
  33. Ahmad S, Cathy D, Sheikh M, Sweeney P. Retroperitoneal extra-adrenal paraganglioma: a rare but important diagnosis. Ir J Med Sci. 2009;178:211-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Their malignant behaviour cannot be predicted on initial clinical and histological assessment. These tumours have higher propensity for subsequent metastasis compared with pargangliomas at other sites...
  34. Caudle A, Tepper J, Calvo B, Meyers M, Goyal L, Cance W, et al. Complications associated with neoadjuvant radiotherapy in the multidisciplinary treatment of retroperitoneal sarcomas. Ann Surg Oncol. 2007;14:577-82 pubmed
    ..Preoperative RT offers theoretical advantages in the multidisciplinary care of RPS. The purpose of our study was to evaluate our experience using preoperative radiotherapy (PRT) in the treatment of RPS...
  35. Smith R, Pak Y, Kraybill W, Kane J. Factors associated with actual long-term survival following soft tissue sarcoma pulmonary metastasectomy. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2009;35:356-61 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify clinicopathologic and treatment variables associated with long-term overall survival (OS) in soft tissue sarcoma (STS) patients with lung metastases undergoing pulmonary metastasectomy (PM)...
  36. Yang D, Jung D, Kim H, Kang J, Kim S, Kim J, et al. Retroperitoneal cystic masses: CT, clinical, and pathologic findings and literature review. Radiographics. 2004;24:1353-65 pubmed
    ..The most important clinical parameters include patient gender, age, symptoms, and clinical history. Familiarity with the CT and clinical features of various retroperitoneal cystic masses facilitates accurate diagnosis and treatment...
  37. Canter R, Qin L, Ferrone C, Maki R, Singer S, Brennan M. Why do patients with low-grade soft tissue sarcoma die?. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008;15:3550-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The patterns of failure and mechanisms of sarcoma-specific death are poorly characterized among the minority of patients with low-grade soft tissue sarcoma (STS) who succumb to disease...
  38. Hamada K, Ueda T, Higuchi I, Inoue A, Tamai N, Myoi A, et al. Peripheral nerve schwannoma: two cases exhibiting increased FDG uptake in early and delayed PET imaging. Skeletal Radiol. 2005;34:52-7 pubmed
    ..Although the mechanism responsible for the increased FDG uptake in benign schwannomas remains unknown, we discuss our findings in the context of tumor cellularity and briefly review other studies on the subject...
  39. Zlotecki R, Katz T, Morris C, Lind D, Hochwald S. Adjuvant radiation therapy for resectable retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma: the University of Florida experience. Am J Clin Oncol. 2005;28:310-6 pubmed
    ..In the management of retroperitoneal sarcomas it is necessary to achieve local control to ensure survival. The role of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT), either pre- or postoperative, remains controversial...
  40. Matsubara M, Shiozawa T, Tachibana R, Hondo T, Osasda K, Kawaguchi K, et al. Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenoma of borderline malignancy: a case report and review of the literature. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2005;24:218-23 pubmed
    ..The histologic diagnosis was a primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystic tumor of borderline malignancy, similar to findings for ovarian tumor. There was no evidence of disease 6 months after the surgery...
  41. Yoshida Y, Inoue K, Ohsako T, Nagamoto N, Tanaka E, Tsuruzoe S. [Weekly paclitaxel therapy is curative for patients with retroperitoneal liposarcoma]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2007;34:465-7 pubmed
    ..We performed weekly paclitaxel therapy for the patient with recurrent liposarcoma. This improved her symptoms and quality of life (QOL). Therefore,we consider weekly paclitaxel therapy to be effective for liposarcoma treatment...
  42. Song T, Shen J, Liang B, Mai W, Li Y, Guo H. Retroperitoneal liposarcoma: MR characteristics and pathological correlative analysis. Abdom Imaging. 2007;32:668-74 pubmed
    ..Moreover, there has been little in the literature to compare the MRI features with pathological appearances of the retroperitoneal liposarcomas...
  43. Santos C, Correia M, Thuler L, Rosa B, Accetta A, de Almeida Dias J, et al. Compartment surgery in treatment strategies for retroperitoneal sarcomas: a single-center experience. World J Surg. 2010;34:2773-81 pubmed publisher
    ..We aim to estimate postoperative morbidity and mortality and identify significant prognostic factors for survival of patients with RPS and then evaluate the effect of en bloc resection on survival...
  44. Strauss D, Hayes A, Thway K, Moskovic E, Fisher C, Thomas J. Surgical management of primary retroperitoneal sarcoma. Br J Surg. 2010;97:698-706 pubmed publisher
    ..Local recurrence after surgical resection is the main cause of disease-related mortality in patients with primary retroperitoneal sarcoma (RPS). This study analysed predictors of local recurrence and disease-specific survival...
  45. Ardoino I, Miceli R, Berselli M, Mariani L, Biganzoli E, Fiore M, et al. Histology-specific nomogram for primary retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma. Cancer. 2010;116:2429-36 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was conducted to develop a histology-specific nomogram to predict postoperative overall survival (OS) at 5 and 10 years in primary retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma (STS)...
  46. Sator P, Breier F, Gschnait F. Acrokeratosis paraneoplastica (Bazex's syndrome): association with liposarcoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006;55:1103-5 pubmed
    ..We, therefore, add liposarcoma to the growing list of malignant neoplasms associated with acrokeratosis paraneoplastica...
  47. Hirasaki S, Kanzaki H, Okuda M, Suzuki S, Fukuhara T, Hanaoka T. Composite paraganglioma-ganglioneuroma in the retroperitoneum. World J Surg Oncol. 2009;7:81 pubmed publisher
    ..Paragangliomas occur most commonly in head and neck region and much less frequently, they are found in the retroperitoneum. Composite paraganglioma-ganglioneuroma of the retroperitoneum is very rare...
  48. Tzeng C, Fiveash J, Heslin M. Radiation therapy for retroperitoneal sarcoma. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2006;6:1251-60 pubmed
  49. Anaya D, Lahat G, Wang X, Xiao L, Pisters P, Cormier J, et al. Postoperative nomogram for survival of patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma treated with curative intent. Ann Oncol. 2010;21:397-402 pubmed publisher
    ..Our objective was to develop a RPS disease-specific nomogram capable of stratifying patients based on probability of overall survival (OS) after resection...
  50. El Mesbahi O, Terrier Lacombe M, Rebischung C, Theodore C, Vanel D, Fizazi K. Chemotherapy in patients with teratoma with malignant transformation. Eur Urol. 2007;51:1306-11; discussion 1311-2 pubmed
    ..The only published series of patients with TMT treated with chemotherapy comprised 10 patients. We report here our experience in treating 14 patients with TMT...
  51. Gronchi A, Lo Vullo S, Fiore M, Mussi C, Stacchiotti S, Collini P, et al. Aggressive surgical policies in a retrospectively reviewed single-institution case series of retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma patients. J Clin Oncol. 2009;27:24-30 pubmed publisher
    ..To explore whether the adoption of a systematic attempt to perform wider resections may lead to prognostic improvements in retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma (RSTS)...
  52. Gullu S, Gursoy A, Erdogan M, Dizbaysak S, Erdogan G, Kamel N. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A/localized cutaneous lichen amyloidosis associated with malignant pheochromocytoma and ganglioneuroma. J Endocrinol Invest. 2005;28:734-7 pubmed
    ..Mutation analysis of the ret proto-oncogene revealed a missense point mutation at position 634 in exon 11, which gives rise to the substitution of a cysteine codon with a tyrosine residue...