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Limb salvage using distraction osteogenesis. A classification of the technique.
We report the results of distraction osteogenesis (callotasis) for the reconstruction of extensive defects after the excision of skeletal tumours in the limbs. Bone transport was performed in tenExpand
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Distinguishing benign notochordal cell tumors from vertebral chordoma
ObjectiveThe objective was to characterize imaging findings of benign notochordal cell tumors (BNCTs).Design and patientsClinical and imaging data for 9 benign notochordal cell tumors in 7 patientsExpand
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Total en bloc spondylectomy. A new surgical technique for primary malignant vertebral tumors.
STUDY DESIGN The study of seven patients with primary malignant or benign aggressive tumors who underwent a new aggressive surgical technique termed "total en bloc spondylectomy" is reported. Expand
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Late radiographic findings after anterior cervical fusion for spondylotic myeloradiculopathy.
A retrospective study was performed to evaluate the radiographic changes that occurred at spinal levels adjacent to fused vertebrae after anterior cervical fusion. One hundred six patients withExpand
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Reconstruction using an autograft containing tumour treated by liquid nitrogen.
We describe a method of reconstruction using tumour-bearing autograft treated by liquid nitrogen in 28 patients. The operative technique consisted of en bloc excision of the tumour, removal of softExpand
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Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses
Clear cell sarcoma (CCS) of tendons and aponeuroses (malignant melanoma of soft parts) is a rare melanocytic soft tissue sarcoma. The objective of this study was to determine the clinical features,Expand
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Over 10-year follow-up of functional outcome in patients with bone tumors reconstructed using distraction osteogenesis
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to investigate the long-term functional capabilities of patients who underwent bone distraction for the treatment of bone defects caused by bone tumorExpand
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Effect of timing of pulmonary metastases identification on prognosis of patients with osteosarcoma: the Japanese Musculoskeletal Oncology Group study.
PURPOSE The prognostic value of the time of identification of lung metastasis was investigated in 280 patients with metastatic lung osteosarcoma as a multi-institutional study of the JapaneseExpand
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Outcomes and Failure Factors in Surgical Treatment for Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Capitellum
Background: Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the capitellum is an intra-articular lesion and one of the leading causes of permanent elbow disability. The treatment of advanced capitellar OCDExpand
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Appropriate hinge position for prevention of unstable lateral hinge fracture in open wedge high tibial osteotomy
Aims Open wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO) for medial‐compartment osteoarthritis of the knee can be complicated by intra‐operative lateral hinge fracture (LHF). We aimed to establish theExpand
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