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Table 2 Therapy

From: Modular tumor endoprostheses in surgical palliation of long-bone metastases: a reduction in tumor burden and a durable reconstruction

Operative treatment    Prostheses n =82 100%
Type of resection n =77 100.0% Proximal humerus 21 25.6%
Wide 41 53.2% Distal humerus 1 1.2%
Marginal 14 18.2% Total humerus 2 2.4%
Intralesional 22 28.6% Diaphyseal humerus 2 2.4%
    Proximal femur 37 45.1%
Adjuvant/neoadjuvant treatment   Distal femur 14 17.1%
Local radiotherapy n =48 58.5% Total femur 1 1.2%
Adjuvant 26   Proximal tibia 2 2.4%
Neoadjuvant 13   Diaphyseal femur 1 1.2%
Both 9   Diaphyseal tibia 1 1.2%
Chemotherapy n =29 35.4% Silver coated prostheses 51 62.2%
Preoperative embolization n =13 15.9% Cemented implantation n =72 87.8%