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Table 3 Main patient and outcome characteristics comparion

From: Treatment and outcome of malignant bone tumors of the proximal humerus: biological versus endoprosthetic reconstruction

Variable Prothesis Biological reconstruction P-value
Total N = 25 N = 16 ---
Mean age (years) 29.64 ± 5.99 32.19 ± 6.69 0.212a
Sex 13 M 9 M 0.790b
12 F 7 F
Mean follow-up (months) 55.08 ± 26.64 61.75 ± 30.42 0.464a
Ennecking’s Stage Stage IIA 11 Stage IIA 6 0.680b
Stage IIB 14 Stage IIB 10
Specimen Length (cm) 10.98 ± 1.51 10.88 ± 1.43 0.820a
Local recurrence 3 2 0.962b
Metastasis 4 4 0.478b
Mean MSTS 63.6 ± 5.65 63.0 ± 6.48 0.756a
Revision 9 5 0.754b
  1. at-Test.
  2. bChi-square-test.