Diagnostic and therapeutic problems of giant cell tumor in the proximal femur

@article{Sakayama2007DiagnosticAT,
  title={Diagnostic and therapeutic problems of giant cell tumor in the proximal femur},
  author={Kenshi Sakayama and Yoshifumi Sugawara and Teruki Kidani and Joji Miyawaki and Taketsugu Fujibuchi and Setsuya Kamei and Junichi Aizawa and Haruyasu Yamamoto},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={127},
  pages={867-872}
}
Primaly giant cell tumor of bone (GCT) in the proximal femur is relatively rare, and can prove difficult to diagnose, and can require therapeutic methods. Subjects comprised 10 patients (8 males, 2 females). Mean patient age was 27.5 years, and mean follow-up was 89.9 months. Tumors in the present study were limited to H1 and H2 according to the International Society of Limb Salvage (ISOLS) system. All patients received surgical treatment only. Second surgery after preoperative open biopsy was… CONTINUE READING
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