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Surgery: Giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) — Tumor resection. Treatment abroad

Giant cell fibroblastoma (GKF) is a benign tumor of the fibrous tissue, which occurs mainly in children under 10 years old. It has the form of cutaneous or subcutaneous nodules, poorly demarcated from the surrounding tissues. Its most typical location is back, chest, shoulders and lower limbs. The formations are remarkable for slow growth and usually do not exceed 8 cm in diameter. The treatment method is surgery. In some cases, the use of radiation therapy may be considered.

Treatment Procedure

Before surgery, a tumor biopsy must be conducted, followed by histological examination. The study of cells under a microscope allows confirming the disease nature with high accuracy. It is important to differentiate the GCF from such malignancies as angiosarcoma and liposarcoma.

Since fibroblastoma invade the surrounding tissues, the best method of their elimination is surgical excision. The intervention is performed under local anesthesia. The surgeon makes an incision in the skin, grasps the tumor with forceps and excises the same with a scalpel. The wound is closed with intradermal sutures.

The surgery is carried out in one day. After its completion, the patient is observed in the clinic for several hours and is discharged subject to the lack of complications.

Upon local tumor distribution or in the case of the tumor relapse, the surgical treatment may be supplemented with radiotherapy.

  1. Conformal radiation. The streams of gamma rays are formed in three dimensions, perfectly adapting them to the entire volume of the tumor. The treatment plan is developed using special software.
  2. Therapy with intensity modulation. It is a type of conformal radiation, upon which the radiation dose is distributed with regard to the shape and volume of the target.
  3. Proton therapy. The pathologic focus is affected by beams of heavy particles, i.e. protons. The energy is released exactly at the desired depth, not distributing about the surrounding tissues

To map the treatment chart, the radiologists use CT and MRI.

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Martha-Maria Hospital in Munich

8.9/10 from 23 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #287000

The Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery at the Martha-Maria Hospital in Munich specializes in endocrine surgery, minimally invasive surgery, gastrointestinal surgery (all diseases of the gastrointestinal tract requiring surgical treatment), lung and vascular surgery as well as emergency surgery.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich

Price 15891.00

District Hospital St. Elisabeth Grevenbroich

10/10 from 23 Votes

Department of General, Visceral, Vascular Surgery and Traumatology

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #300731

The Department of General, Visceral, Vascular Surgery and Traumatology at the District Hospital St. Elisabeth Grevenbroich specializes in abdominal and vascular surgery, as well as in the treatment of accident victims.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Grevenbroich

Price 17051.00

University Hospital Rechts der Isar of the Munich Technical University

8.3/10 from 70 Votes

Department of Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #212971

The Department of Surgery at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar provides a wide range of treatment of diseases requiring surgical intervention.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich
certificate

Price 17123.00

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

9.2/10 from 41 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #211753

The Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery at the University Hospital Aachen is one of the biggest visceral surgery centers in North Rhine-Westphalia. The priority area is oncologic visceral surgery with a special competence in the field of liver and pancreas.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Aachen
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Price 17380.00

University Hospital Halle (Saale)

9.6/10 from 78 Votes

Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Endocrine Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #248169

The Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery focuses on surgery and research in the field of endocrinology, colon cancer and vascular medicine. Modern and interdisciplinary treatment technology, such as "keyhole surgery" and interventional surgery, are an integral part of the work.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Halle
certificate

Price 17146.00

University Hospital Heidelberg

9/10 from 57 Votes

Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #211025

The Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery at the Heidelberg University Hospital is world famous for its first-class medical care of the university level.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Heidelberg
certificate

University Hospital Frankfurt

9.5/10 from 97 Votes

Department of General and Abdominal Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #210679

The Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University Hospital Frankfurt deals with the treatment of all general and visceral surgical diseases and performs surgery to transplant liver, kidney and pancreas.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Frankfurt am Main

Price 19915.00

University Hospital Cologne

9.8/10 from 82 Votes

Department of General, Visceral and Tumor Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #210997

The Department of General, Visceral and Tumor Surgery deals with the surgical treatment of benign and malignant diseases. The focus is on surgery for cancers of esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, liver, gall bladder, pancreas and thyroid.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Cologne
certificate

Price 17178.00

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10 from 95 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #210115

The Department for General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery at the University Hospital Charite Berlin treats sicknesses in general, visceral surgery and other surgical areas.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Berlin

Price 24402.00

Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide

8.9/10 from 32 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal and Trauma Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #219171

With a team of 15 physicians having different surgical specialties, the Department of General, Abdominal and Trauma Surgery at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide covers the entire spectrum of general and visceral surgery (abdominal surgery). The Department has four sections with 120 beds.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Cologne

Price 17105.00

Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid

7.4/10 from 42 Votes

Department of General and Abdominal Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #216401

The team of experienced general and visceral surgeons covers the entire range of diagnosis and first-rate modern general and visceral surgery for diseases of the abdominal cavity (the entire gastrointestinal tract, liver, the gall bladder, pancreas gland, spleen, peritoneum), endocrine organs (thyro...


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Essen

Price 14231.00

Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele

7.3/10 from 40 Votes

Department of General and Abdominal Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #216039

A team of experienced specialists in the field of general and visceral surgery provides the full range of services in diagnosis and treatment of all the surgical diseases of the abdominal cavity (the whole gastrointestinal tract, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, spleen, peritoneum), endocrine organs (...


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Essen

Price 14182.00

University Hospital of Würzburg

9.2/10 from 38 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #223737

The Department of General, Abdominal, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery (Department of Surgery I) covers the entire spectrum of general and abdominal surgery. There are two specialized Sections of Vascular and Pediatric Surgery. The Department offers the whole range of top-class surgical services.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Würzburg
certificate

Price 17258.00

Hannover Medical School

9.8/10 from 43 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #245007

Clinic for general, abdominal and transplant surgery at the Medical University of Hanover offers comprehensive care for surgical treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the entire abdominal cavity.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Hannover
certificate

Price 17440.00

Academic Hospital Neuperlach

9.8/10 from 11 Votes

Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery and Coloproctology

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #204513

The department of general and abdominal surgery, endocrine surgery and coloprotology treats patients with surgical diseases of the organs of the abdominal cavity, the abdominal wall, and treated the anal region and endocrine organs (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands).


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich
certificate

Price 20221.00

Marienhaus Klinikum St. Elisabeth Neuwied

9.8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery

Surgery resection of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) #292319

The Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery at the Marienhaus Klinikum St. Elisabeth Neuwied provides the range of services, starting from the treatment of inguinal hernia up to a comprehensive tumor surgery. The Department maintains cooperation with other disciplines in all fields of its activity.


Duration 7 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Neuwied

Price 15963.00

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