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Table 1 Local recurrence rate treated with different surgical methods

From: Surgery methods and soft tissue extension are the potential risk factors of local recurrence in giant cell tumor of bone

Treatment Total number Recurrence Recurrence rate (%)
Wide resection 52 4 7.7
Extension curettage 84 16 19.0
 Abrasion + bone grafting 35 8 22.9
 Abrasion + PMMA 49 8 16.3
Curettage 43 18 41.9
 Alcohol 16 6 37.5
 Iodine tincture or H2O2 27 12 44.4
Total 179 38 21.2
  1. H 2 O 2 hydrogen peroxide, PMMA polymethylmethacrylate