limb salvage surgery


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

limb salvage surgery

Any operative treatment of an injury to bone or a bony tumor in which the basic integrity of the arm or leg is preserved.
See also: surgery
References in periodicals archive ?
3%) patients presented with advanced disease precluding limb salvage surgery.
Limb salvage surgery in a patient with macrodystrophia lipomatosa involving an entire upper extremity.
Is there a reliable method to predict the limb length discrepancy after chemotherapy and limb salvage surgery in children with osteosarcoma?