Extensive Thoracic Organ Resection for a Patient Who Harbors Spindle Cell Sarcoma

Authors

  • Wichaya Withurawanit Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 10400
  • Piya Cherntanomwong Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 10400

Abstract

Because of its rarity, there has been no standard treatment protocol for spindle cell sarcoma of the pericardium. Benefits of chemotherapy and radiation remain elusive. As a result of this, surgery is the mainstay of treatments. However, there was a phenomenal report of combination of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery treating a single patient who had survived at least 14 years after diagnosis1. Here, we reported a patient with non-metastatic spindle cell sarcoma of the pericardium who underwent aggressive thoracic surgery.

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Published

2009-06-30

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Withurawanit W, Cherntanomwong P. Extensive Thoracic Organ Resection for a Patient Who Harbors Spindle Cell Sarcoma. Thai J Surg [Internet]. 2009 Jun. 30 [cited 2022 Dec. 4];30(1-2). Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiJSurg/article/view/227662

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