Eight important stories to read regarding tumors in orthopedics

Orthopedics Today has highlighted eight important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding tumors and their impact on patients in orthopedic medicine.

 

Patients evaluated for orthopedic tumors often undergo unnecessary imaging

Results of a recently published study indicated patients evaluated for a musculoskeletal tumors frequently underwent unnecessary imaging procedures. Read more.

Artificial hybrid likely required for treating giant cell tumor of bone with zoledronic acid

In a recently published study, researchers determined that to effectively treat giant cell tumors of bone with zoledronic acid, a hybrid including artificial bone would be needed. Read more.

RSA after malignant tumor resection preserves proximal humerus function

Use of reverse shoulder arthroplasty in patients after resection of a malignant tumor of the proximal humerus seemed to preserve function, but researchers noted worrisome radiographic evolution, according to study results. Read more.

Intraosseous lesions may be linked with osteochondromas

Recently published data established a tentative link between patients exhibiting multiple osteochondromas and intraosseous chondroid lesions. Read more.

Primary skeletal tumors in hand are most often of cartilage origin

Most often, primary skeletal tumors found in the hand are of cartilage origin, followed by bone cysts and osteogenic tumors, according to study results. Read more.

Pediatric patients with intramedullary spinal cord tumors show good prognosis

The prognosis for patients with pediatric intramedullary spinal cord tumors is positive, with long-term outcomes and sustained functional improvement expected at long-term follow-up, according to study results. Read more.

Surgical resection of extremity tumors after chemotherapy brings better results

Surgical resection of a primary tumor in the extremities following neoadjuvant chemotherapy leads to more positive results, according to recently published data. Read more.

Balloon kyphoplasty technique may lead to distinct tumor-spread pattern

Although balloon kyphoplasty has been shown to be effective for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures, researchers have found a distinct tumor-spread pattern that appears to be related to the procedure. Read more.

Orthopedics Today has highlighted eight important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding tumors and their impact on patients in orthopedic medicine.

 

Patients evaluated for orthopedic tumors often undergo unnecessary imaging

Results of a recently published study indicated patients evaluated for a musculoskeletal tumors frequently underwent unnecessary imaging procedures. Read more.

Artificial hybrid likely required for treating giant cell tumor of bone with zoledronic acid

In a recently published study, researchers determined that to effectively treat giant cell tumors of bone with zoledronic acid, a hybrid including artificial bone would be needed. Read more.

RSA after malignant tumor resection preserves proximal humerus function

Use of reverse shoulder arthroplasty in patients after resection of a malignant tumor of the proximal humerus seemed to preserve function, but researchers noted worrisome radiographic evolution, according to study results. Read more.

Intraosseous lesions may be linked with osteochondromas

Recently published data established a tentative link between patients exhibiting multiple osteochondromas and intraosseous chondroid lesions. Read more.

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Primary skeletal tumors in hand are most often of cartilage origin

Most often, primary skeletal tumors found in the hand are of cartilage origin, followed by bone cysts and osteogenic tumors, according to study results. Read more.

Pediatric patients with intramedullary spinal cord tumors show good prognosis

The prognosis for patients with pediatric intramedullary spinal cord tumors is positive, with long-term outcomes and sustained functional improvement expected at long-term follow-up, according to study results. Read more.

Surgical resection of extremity tumors after chemotherapy brings better results

Surgical resection of a primary tumor in the extremities following neoadjuvant chemotherapy leads to more positive results, according to recently published data. Read more.

Balloon kyphoplasty technique may lead to distinct tumor-spread pattern

Although balloon kyphoplasty has been shown to be effective for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures, researchers have found a distinct tumor-spread pattern that appears to be related to the procedure. Read more.