Analysis of giant cell tumor of bone with pulmonary metastases.

@article{Osaka1997AnalysisOG,
  title={Analysis of giant cell tumor of bone with pulmonary metastases.},
  author={Shunzo Osaka and Masato Toriyama and Kaoru Taira and Shinji Sano and Koichi Saotome},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1997},
  volume={335},
  pages={253-61}
}
The authors reviewed 6 cases of giant cell tumor of bone with pulmonary metastases, analyzed the growth rate of the metastases, and performed flow cytometry on paraffin blocks from primary and metastatic lesions. Surgery on the pulmonary metastases was done in 3 cases. Chemotherapy was administered in all 6 cases. If the doubling time of the pulmonary metastases was more than 80 days, the case was considered to be slow growing or in regression. However, if the doubling time was approximately 30… CONTINUE READING

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