Modern surgical treatment of primary aneurysmal bone cyst of the spine in children and adolescents.

@article{Garg2005ModernST,
  title={Modern surgical treatment of primary aneurysmal bone cyst of the spine in children and adolescents.},
  author={Sumeet Garg and Samir Mehta and John Paul Dormans},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          387-92
        }
}
Aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) is a benign but locally aggressive tumor-like condition. Treating children with spinal involvement poses special hazards due to the proximity of the lesion to the spinal cord and the need to preserve spinal stability and balance after surgery. Twelve children with ABC treated between 1990 and 2002 at a tertiary pediatric musculoskeletal tumor center using modern surgical techniques and technology were retrospectively reviewed. A surgical technique using a four-step… CONTINUE READING
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