[Adjuvant therapy (phenol, bone cement) in giant cell tumors].

  title={[Adjuvant therapy (phenol, bone cement) in giant cell tumors].},
  author={Mikl{\'o}s Szendr{\"o}i},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und ihre Grenzgebiete},
  volume={130 2},
69 patients were treated with giant-cell tumors in the Orthopaedic Department of the Semmelweis Medical School in Budapest between 1975-1989. The recurrence rate was 15 cases in 36 patients who were treated with curettage and spongiosa plasty only. In 11 cases the curettage was combined with adjuvants (phenol and/or filling with bone cement). This way the recurrence rate could be decreased to 1 case out of 11. The use of phenol and bone cement proved to be useful adjuvants to the surgical… CONTINUE READING

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