- Blaž Mavčič,
- Vinay Saraph,
- Magdalena M Gilg,
- Marko Bergovec,
- Janez Brecelj,
- Andreas Leithner
J Pediatr Orthop B 2018 Apr 23. Epub 2018 Apr 23.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.
Treatment of unicameral bone cysts (UBC) in the humerus with drainage screws is scarcely reported in the literature. The aim of this retrospective study was to compare drainage screws and alternative treatment methods with respect to the number of required surgical procedures to achieve sufficient UBC healing, postoperative fractures/recurrences/complications, and radiological outcome. Medical archives of two tertiary orthopedic referral centers were screened for all patients who were treated surgically for humeral UBC in the period 1991-2015 with a histologically/cytologically confirmed diagnosis. Read More