Osteoid osteoma: percutaneous treatment with radiofrequency energy.

@article{Rosenthal2003OsteoidOP,
  title={Osteoid osteoma: percutaneous treatment with radiofrequency energy.},
  author={Daniel I. Rosenthal and Francis Hornicek and Martin P Torriani and Mark C. Gebhardt and Henry J. Mankin},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={229 1},
  pages={171-5}
}
PURPOSE To report our experience with technical success, complications, and long-term clinical success of radiofrequency (RF) ablation of osteoid osteoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS After needle biopsy, computed tomography (CT)-guided percutaneous RF ablation was performed with general or spinal anesthesia. With an RF electrode, the lesion was heated to 90 degrees C for 6 minutes. Patient age and sex, lesion size and location, biopsy results, and complications were recorded. Clinical success was… CONTINUE READING
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