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Table 2 Results for patients with short-stem reconstruction

From: Short-stem reconstruction for megaendoprostheses in case of an ultrashort proximal femur

Patient no. Oncological status Follow-up (months) Surgery Stem Complications MSTS
Diameter (mm) Length (mm) Associated with stem General
1 DOD 5 DFR 20 55  
2 DOD 48 DFR 20 55 Screw fracture Tibia fracture
3 CDF 95 DFR 20 130  
4 CDF 72 DFR 20 100 Disconnection of HMRS adapter 24
5 CDF 58 DFR 19 120 Aseptic loosening   24
6 CDF 35 DFR 19 120   Infection 22
7 DOD 18 DFR 24 95   
8a CDF 14 DFR 18 45 Aseptic loosening  
8b CDF 22 DFR 25 45 Limb length discrepancy 8 cm 28
9 CDF 33 DFR 21 55    24
10 CDF 38 DFR 25 105   25
11 CDF 12 ICS 20 65   28
12 AWD 51 SLP 24 55   24
13 DOD 20 SLP 20 60  
14 DOD 17 SLP 24 70  
15 AWD 46 SLP 20 55   9
  1. AWD, alive with disease; CDF, clinically disease-free; DFR, distal femur replacement; DOD, died of disease; ICS, intercalary spacer; MSTS, Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (score); SLP, stump lengthening procedure.