[Cancer therapy with isolated limb perfusion]

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2021 Aug 19;141(2021-12). doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.21.0194. Print 2021 Sep 7.
[Article in Norwegian]


For locally advanced soft tissue sarcomas and metastases from melanoma located in the extremities, mutilating surgery or amputation may be necessary to achieve local control. Isolated limb perfusion with high-dose chemotherapy may represent an alternative to amputation for this patient group.

MeSH terms

  • Chemotherapy, Cancer, Regional Perfusion
  • Extremities
  • Humans
  • Perfusion
  • Sarcoma* / drug therapy
  • Soft Tissue Neoplasms* / drug therapy