Best Orthopedic oncologists in Guntur

The spectrum of Bone tumors ranges from innocuous incidental lesions to Benign ones and to the most dangerous malignant tumors. The diagnosis of tumors needs a holistic approach with a battery of investigations including X rays, CT, MRI and biopsy (HPE) in some cases. High suspicion of metastasis need to be borne in mind and should be sought for.

Broadly the treatment consists of :

a. Benign tumors

b. Resection

c. Curettage and filling of space with cement + bone graft

d. Resection and reconstruction of the bone defect

Malignant tumors

a. Resection and reconstruction

b. Arthrodesis – fusing a joint

c. Megaprosthesis – restoring the mobility of joint

d. Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy might be needed in the preoperative and postoperative period depending on the diagnosis of the lesion.

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