Particular imaging features and customized thermal ablation treatment for intramedullary osteoid osteoma in pediatric patients

@article{Falappa2011ParticularIF,
  title={Particular imaging features and customized thermal ablation treatment for intramedullary osteoid osteoma in pediatric patients},
  author={Piergiorgio Falappa and Maria Carmen Garganese and Alessandro Crocoli and Renato Maria Toniolo and Antonio Lembo and Fabio Marconi and Andrea Campa{\~n}a and Rita de Vito and Gianclaudio Ciofetta and Antonio Leone},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={40},
  pages={1523-1530}
}
ObjectiveTo report on the particular imaging features and high success rate of cold mode radio-frequency thermal ablation (RFTA) as the treatment of choice for intramedullary osteoid osteoma.Materials and methodsThe study population consisted of 51 patients (39 males, 12 females; mean age 7.2 years; 11 patients under 6 years of age, including 7 males and 4 females) who underwent RFTA for osteoid osteoma and were retrospectively observed. The affected sites were the tibia (n = 22, 43%), femur (n… CONTINUE READING

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