Surgery of skeletal metastases in 306 patients with prostate cancer

@inproceedings{Weiss2012SurgeryOS,
  title={Surgery of skeletal metastases in 306 patients with prostate cancer},
  author={R{\"u}diger Weiss and Jonathan Agner Forsberg and Rikard Wedin},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2012}
}
PURPOSE Skeletal metastases are common in patients with prostate cancer, and they can be a source of considerable morbidity. We analyzed patient survival after surgery for skeletal metastases and identified risk factors for reoperation and complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study included 306 patients with prostate cancer operated for skeletal metastases during 1989-2010. Kaplan-Meier analysis was used to calculate survival. Cox multiple regression analysis was performed to study risk… CONTINUE READING