Complications and Postoperative Mortality Rate After Surgery for Pathological Femur Fracture Related to Bone Metastasis: Analysis of a Nationwide Database

@article{Tsuda2015ComplicationsAP,
  title={Complications and Postoperative Mortality Rate After Surgery for Pathological Femur Fracture Related to Bone Metastasis: Analysis of a Nationwide Database},
  author={Yusuke Tsuda and PhD Hideo Yasunaga and Hiromasa Horiguchi and PhD Kiyohide Fushimi and PhD Hirotaka Kawano and PhD Sakae Tanaka},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={23},
  pages={801-810}
}
Currently, there are few reports regarding predictors of postoperative complications and short-term mortality after surgery for pathological femur fracture related to bone metastasis. Using data from the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination Database from 2007 to 2012, we retrospectively identified 1497 patients who underwent internal fixation (n = 1073) or proximal femur resection and endoprosthetic reconstruction of the proximal femur (n = 424) for pathological femur fracture related to… CONTINUE READING
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