Radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of osteoid osteoma-5-year experience.

@article{Hoffmann2010RadiofrequencyAI,
  title={Radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of osteoid osteoma-5-year experience.},
  author={Ralf-Thorsten Hoffmann and Tobias F. Jakobs and Constanze H Kubisch and Christoph Gregor Trumm and Christof Weber and H C D{\"u}rr and Thomas Helmberger and Maximilian Reiser},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={374-9}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to determine the success and complication rates of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in treatment of osteoid osteoma (OO) and duration of pain relief. Furthermore value of bone biopsy prior to the RFA was evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS Within 61 months 39 patients (23 male, 16 female, 7-53 years, mean 18.7 years, median 17 years) suffering from osteoid osteoma were treated. Lesions were located in femur (n=20), tibia (n=10), spine (n=5), humerus (n=1), radius (n=1… CONTINUE READING

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