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Table 2 Post-operative outcomes in standard and ILP cohorts

From: Regional chemotherapy by isolated limb perfusion prior to surgery compared with surgery and post-operative radiotherapy for primary, locally advanced extremity sarcoma: a comparison of matched cohorts

  Standard N = 80 ILP N = 44 p value
Complications
 All 25 (31%) 17 (39%) 0.43
 Wound infection 12 (15%) 7 (16%) 1.0
 Collection 13 (16%) 8 (18%) 0.81
 Amputation 0 (0%) 2 (5%) 0.12
Resection margin
 R0 65 (81%) 39 (89%) 0.32
 R1 15 (19%) 5 (11%)
Follow-up, months
 Median 31 36 0.3373
 (Range) (4–194) (8–163)
Local recurrence 13 (16%) 5 (11%) 0.597
Local recurrence OR post-operative amputation 13 (16%) 7 (16%) 1
Systemic recurrence 43 (54%) 23 (52%) 1