Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
written informed consent missing written informed consent
histologically confirmed, primary or locally recurrent soft tissue sarcoma of the retroperitoneal space missing histological conformation of soft tissue sarcoma
judged as at least marginally resectable Desmoid Tumors (aggressive fibromatosis), Gastrointestinal Stroma Tumors (GIST)
absence of distant metastases judged as gross incomplete or not resectable
tumor size ≥ 5 cm incomplete staging
presence of distant metastases
prior radiation therapy to the abdominal region
participation in another clinical interventional study
inflammatory bowel disease

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Roeder et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:287   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-287

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