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Arthroscopic Treatment of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions Located in and Around the Knee Joint

Recep Ozturk, Yaman Karakoc.

Abstract
Introduction: Analysis of surgical outcomes and complications of patients who had a tumor or tumor-like lesions in the knee joint and around and underwent arthroscopic excision.
Method: 23 patients who had a tumor or tumor-like lesions in and around the knee joint and treated arthroscopically between the years 2013 and 2016 were evaluated retrospectively. The mean postoperative follow-up of all patients was 21.2 months (6-37 months) and all of them are still under follow-up.
Results: No perioperative or postoperative complications were observed in the patients. On post-operative month 3 MRI controls, it was accepted that complete resection could be performed in all patients. None of the patients had recurrences.
Conclusion: Arthroscopic resection of tumoral lesions in a circumference of the knee joint with the good selection of suitable patients, good preoperative planning, and proper surgical technique has low complication risk and excellent results.

Key words: Knee, Arthroscopy, Intra-articular tumor, Synovectomy, Treatment


 
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Ozturk R, Karakoc Y. Arthroscopic Treatment of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions Located in and Around the Knee Joint. Ulutas Med J. 2018; 4(1): 19-24. doi:10.5455/umj.20181112082014


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Ozturk R, Karakoc Y. Arthroscopic Treatment of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions Located in and Around the Knee Joint. Ulutas Med J. 2018; 4(1): 19-24. doi:10.5455/umj.20181112082014



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Ozturk R, Karakoc Y. Arthroscopic Treatment of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions Located in and Around the Knee Joint. Ulutas Med J. (2018), [cited August 14, 2018]; 4(1): 19-24. doi:10.5455/umj.20181112082014



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Ozturk, R. & Karakoc, Y. (2018) Arthroscopic Treatment of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions Located in and Around the Knee Joint. Ulutas Med J, 4 (1), 19-24. doi:10.5455/umj.20181112082014



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Ozturk, Recep, and Yaman Karakoc. 2018. Arthroscopic Treatment of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions Located in and Around the Knee Joint. THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL, 4 (1), 19-24. doi:10.5455/umj.20181112082014



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Ozturk, Recep, and Yaman Karakoc. "Arthroscopic Treatment of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions Located in and Around the Knee Joint." THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL 4 (2018), 19-24. doi:10.5455/umj.20181112082014



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Ozturk, Recep, and Yaman Karakoc. "Arthroscopic Treatment of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions Located in and Around the Knee Joint." THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL 4.1 (2018), 19-24. Print. doi:10.5455/umj.20181112082014



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Ozturk, R. & Karakoc, Y. (2018) Arthroscopic Treatment of Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions Located in and Around the Knee Joint. THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL, 4 (1), 19-24. doi:10.5455/umj.20181112082014








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