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Combo Treatment Looks Promising

Combo Treatment Looks Promising

Complications of the bone remain a major clinical problem in oncology, resulting in significant morbidity and increased risk of death. A recent study (Skeletal Radiol 2010 Aug 5) out of the Department of Radiology, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, has shown that the combination of radiofrequency ablation and cementoplasty appears to be safe, practical and effective in the palliative treatment of painful neoplastic lesions.

Details available at:
Combination radiofrequency ablation and cementoplasty for palliative treatment of painful neoplastic bone metastasis: experience with 53 treated lesions in 36 patients.

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