Giant cell tumor of bone: treatment and outcome of 214 cases

@article{Balke2008GiantCT,
  title={Giant cell tumor of bone: treatment and outcome of 214 cases},
  author={Maurice Balke and Laura Schremper and Carsten Gebert and Helmut Ahrens and Arne Streitbuerger and Gabriele Koehler and Jendrik Hardes and Georg Gosheger},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={134},
  pages={969-978}
}
BackgroundTwo hundred and fourteen patients with benign giant cell tumor of bone (GCTB), treated from 1980 to 2007 at the Department of Orthopedics of the University of Muenster (Germany), were analyzed in a retrospective study.Patients and methodsThe mean age was 33.3 years with a female-to-male ratio of 1.2 : 1. The mean follow up was 59.8 months. The recurrence rate of patients who received first treatment at our institution was 16.6%. The most common primary treatment was curettage (188… 
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