Radiofrequency ablation of osteoid osteoma - aiming for zero recurrence

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dc.contributor.author Doyle, Anthony en
dc.contributor.author Graydon, A en
dc.contributor.author French, JG en
dc.contributor.author Hanlon, M en
dc.coverage.spatial Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-15T23:43:18Z en
dc.date.issued 2016-04-30 en
dc.identifier.citation Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group (AMSIG) 2016. 30 Apr 2016 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30004 en
dc.description.abstract Over a 13 year period, a single radiologist (AJD) performed radiofrequency ablation (RFA)of osteoid osteoma in 32 patients. The lesions were located mostly in the lower extremities (femur N=15, tibia N=9) and spine (N=5). Lesion size varied from 4 to 18 mm, average 10 mm. Patient age ranged from 5 to 23 years, average 14 years. All but two had RFA as their primary treatment, with two treated after surgical excision had resulted in recurrence. CT guidance was used for all procedures, performed under general anaesthetic. A variety of different radiofrequency generators and probes were used. No complications occurred. None of the patients showed any signs of recurrence and none required further intervention. Although the followup period varied (and a few patients were lost to followup after a few weeks), most of the patients were followed for at least 12 months post procedure, with maximum followup seven years. We conclude that, with careful technique, the recurrence rate for RFA of osteoid osteoma can approach zero. Details of technique are discussed in the poster itself. en
dc.relation.ispartof Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group (AMSIG) 2016 en
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dc.title Radiofrequency ablation of osteoid osteoma - aiming for zero recurrence en
dc.type Conference Poster en
dc.description.version Abstract en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.elements-id 527898 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Medical Sciences en
pubs.org-id Anatomy and Medical Imaging en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2016-05-19 en


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