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Treatment of symptomatic para-articular intraosseous cysts by percutaneous injection of bone cement.
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PMID:  22526875     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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PURPOSE: To describe the technique and clinical outcome of percutaneous injection of bone cement in the treatment of symptomatic para-articular intraosseous cysts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Five patients (three men, two women; mean age 35 years) with painful para-articular intraosseous cysts were treated by percutaneous injection of bone cement under combined fluoroscopic and computed tomography (CT) guidance. The lesions were all located in weight-bearing bones, involving the acetabulum, proximal tibia, distal tibia, talus, and calcaneus, respectively. RESULTS: The average amount of bone cement injected was 2.1 ml (range, 0.6-3.5 ml). Calcium phosphate cement was used in four cases and acrylic cement in one case. There were no immediate or delayed complications. Full pain relief was obtained between 1 and 4 weeks after treatment. All patients made a complete recovery and were pain-free at their last visit. CONCLUSIONS: Percutaneous injection of bone cement was a safe and efficient technique in the management of symptomatic para-articular intraosseous cysts in our population.
Authors:
Boris Maurel; Thomas Le Corroller; Guillaume Bierry; Xavier Buy; Philippe Host; Afshin Gangi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skeletal radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-2161     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701953     Medline TA:  Skeletal Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Service de Radiologie Interventionnelle non Vasculaire, Nouvel Hôpital Civil, 1 Place de L'Hôpital, BP 426, 67 091, Strasbourg Cedex, France, borismaurel@gmail.com.
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