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Table 1 The perioperative treatment and postoperative outcome parameters

From: Perioperative strategy and outcome in giant retroperitoneal dedifferentiated liposarcoma—results of a retrospective cohort study

Parameter Variable Value (n)
Gender Female 5
Male 5
Age Years, median (range) 58 (40–76)
Radiochemotherapy Neoadjuvant (with additional hyperthermia) 6 (1)
Adjuvant 0
None 4
Chemotherapy Adjuvant 1
None 3
Origin Retroperitoneal
 Left 4
 Right 6
Operative procedures performed Laparotomy, midline 10
 En bloc compartmental resection + 0 organs 2
 En bloc compartmental resections + 1 organ 3
 En bloc compartmental resections + 2 organs 4
 En bloc compartmental resections + 3 organs 1
Resected organs Kidney 4
Intestine, large 6
Adrenal gland 2
Orchiectomy 2
Operation time Minutes, median (range) 253 (165–458)
Specific perioperative complications: Major 2
 Necessitating laparotomy 2
 Anastomotic insufficiency bowel 1
Minor 2
 Urinary tract infection (Candida) 1
 Diarrhea (C. difficile) 1
Hospital stay Duration (days) 15.2 (11–21)
Pathologic dimension Median 360 (300–440)
> 300 and < 350 mm 4
> 350 and < 400 mm 4
> 400 mm 2
Surgical margins Wide (R0) 3
Marginal (R1) 7
Intralesional (R2) 0
Histology Dedifferentiated 10 (100%)
Tumor response Radiologic (RECIST)
 Regressive 0
 Stable 6 (100%)
 Progressive 0
Histologic (% tumor vitality)
 < 20 0
 20–30 1
 30–60 3
 60–90 2
 > 90 0
Tumor relapse Site of recurrence
 Local 3
 Local metastatic (abdominal/peritoneal) 2
 Metastatic (pulmonal/cerebral) 1