Radical palliative surgery: new limits to pursue
- September 22, 2014
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This article provides a detailed case study of a 13 year old girl with a massive desmoid tumor. She has definitive quality-of-life goals in mind going into her treatment options; wishes that are taken into consideration as the article discusses potential palliative surgeries to help alleviate pain and restore mobility. This is a good palliative care case study that exemplifies patient-centered care whith the goal of maximizing quality of life and minimizing complications.
Pediatric Surgery International
2009 October; 25(10): 917–921.
Young-Spint et al
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