Pathological Fractures of the Proximal Femur Due to Metastatic Lesions: A Single Institution Experience of Patient Characteristics and Methods of Surgical Treatment

Saglam Y., Gulenc B., Birisik F., Tunali O., Salduz A., Yazicioglu O.

MEDICAL JOURNAL OF BAKIRKOY, vol.15, no.2, pp.155-159, 2019 (ESCI) identifier identifier


Objective: Pathological fractures are among the most common complications of malign neoplasms. The femur is the most frequently involved bone following spinal metastasis. This study retrospectively analyzed patients who had been surgically treated for proximal femur metastasis and aimed to determine the factors that affect survival rates.