Unicameral bone cysts: a comparison of injection of steroid and grafting with autologous bone marrow.

@article{Cho2007UnicameralBC,
  title={Unicameral bone cysts: a comparison of injection of steroid and grafting with autologous bone marrow.},
  author={Hyun Sun Cho and Joo Han Oh and H-s Kim and Hyun-hee Kang and Sung Hyun Lee},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2007},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={222-6}
}
Open surgery is rarely justified for the initial treatment of a unicameral bone cyst, but there is some debate concerning the relative effectiveness of closed methods. This study compared the results of steroid injection with those of autologous bone marrow grafting for the treatment of unicameral bone cysts. Between 1990 and 2001, 30 patients were treated by steroid injection and 28 by grafting with autologous bone marrow. The overall success rates were 86.7% and 92.0%, respectively (p>0.05… CONTINUE READING

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