Functional evaluation in distal femoral endoprosthetic replacement for bone sarcoma.

@article{Malo2001FunctionalEI,
  title={Functional evaluation in distal femoral endoprosthetic replacement for bone sarcoma.},
  author={Michel Malo and Aileen M Davis and Jay S Wunder and Bassam A. Masri and Robert M S Bell and Marc H. Isler and Robert E Turcotte},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2001},
  volume={389},
  pages={173-80}
}
A multicenter study of successfully treated patients (mean age, 36.7 years) with a minimum 1-year followup (average, 35.4 months) after distal femoral endoprosthetic replacement for bone sarcoma was done using the 1987 and 1993 versions of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the Short Form-36, and the Toronto Extremity Salvage Score functional evaluation criteria. Fifty-six patients (28 women and 28 men) fulfilled the criteria. Thirty-one Kotz prostheses (fixed hinge, uncemented) and 25 Modular… CONTINUE READING
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