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Table 1 Summary of demographic information, clinical presentation, preoperative and postoperative features about the patients involved in this study

From: Comparison of arthroscopy versus percutaneous radiofrequency thermal ablation for the management of intra- and juxta-articular elbow osteoid osteoma: case series and a literature review

Gender and age (years) History of elbow trauma Duration of symptoms until the accurate diagnosis
(months)
Symptoms Preoperative MEPS Preoperative misdiagnosis Intraoperative fluoroscopy used Site of the lesion Histopathological analysis
confirmed OO
Postoperative MEPS Recurrence during the follow-up period
(months)
Postoperative elbow status and complications
M
(33)
NO 26a persistent pain (relieved by NSAIDs);
limited ROM
55 NR NO posterior capitellum YES 85 NO
(87)
elbow pain resolution without ROM limitations, ulnar nerve transposition was performed 16 months after arthroscopic surgery
F
(5)
YES 12b intensified nocturnal pain (relieved by NSAIDs);
limited ROM;
joint oedema
NA monoarticular
inflammatory arthritis
NO olecranon fossa YES NA NO
(66)
elbow pain resolution without ROM limitations
M
(31)
NO 25 intensified nocturnal pain (relieved by NSAIDs);
limited ROM
40 monoarticular
inflammatory arthritis
YES trochlea NOc 90 NO
(25)
elbow pain resolution, improved ROM with residual 30° extension contracture
M
(18)
YES 18 pain after waking up in the morning;
limited ROM
70 posteromedial elbow impingement syndrome NO olecranon fossa YES 100 NO
(19)
elbow pain resolution without ROM limitations
F
(15)
NO 4 intensified nocturnal pain (relieved by NSAIDs);
limited ROM
30 monoarticular
inflammatory arthritis
NO coronoid fossa / olecranon fossa YES 100 NO
(17)
elbow pain resolution without ROM limitations
M
(14)
NO 31 persistent pain (relieved by NSAIDs); joint oedema 65 monoarticular
inflammatory arthritis
NO olecranon fossa YES 100 NO
(17)
elbow pain resolution without ROM limitations
  1. M Male, F Female, NR Not Reported, NA Not Applicable, NSAIDs Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, ROM Range Of Motion, MEPS Mayo Elbow Performance Score, OO Osteoid Osteoma
  2. aunsuccessful open elbow surgery 2 years before the arthroscopic surgery, bunsuccessful open elbow surgery 2 months before the arthroscopic surgery, cfragmentation of the sample caused by the use of a motorised arthroscopic tool