Skip to main content

Table 1 Patient characteristics and results

From: Non-vascularised fibula grafts for reconstruction of segmental and hemicortical bone defects following meta- /diaphyseal tumour resection at the extremities

Case Diagnosis Age (years) Site Defect length
(cm)
Reconstruction Neo−/adjuvant therapy Time to union (weeks) Functional scoreb
(%)
Fibular remodelling Complications
Fatigue fracture Infection Others
1 Hemangiopericytoma 5.5 Femur 12 s NAC Non-union 80 complete 1   
2 Aneurysmal bone cyst 11.0 Femur 7 h   12 90 complete    
3 Chondrosarcoma 13.6 Femur 14 s   32 90 partial    PP (transient)
4 Osteosarcoma 14.0 Tibia 12 s NAC, AC 61a 70 complete    
5 Chondrosarcoma 16.1 Humerus 20 s AC 29 80 complete 1   
6 Fibrous dysplasia 16.8 Humerus 22 s   25 83 NE    LR
7 Adamantinoma 17.2 Tibia 24 h   45 80 partial    
8 Giant cell tumor 17.7 Fibula 6,5 s   11 90 NE    
9 Osteochondroma 20.9 Femur 9,5 h   31 67 NE    
10 Chondrosarcoma 23.3 Femur 13 s   38 67 partial    
11 Fibrous dysplasia 24.2 Radius 19 s   24 80 NE    
12 Ewing’s sarcoma 26.5 Humerus 14 s NAC, AC, AR Non-union 37 NE   1 (deep)  
13 Chondrosarcoma 28.4 Femur 9 s   22 63 NE    
14 Chondrosarcoma 29.2 Humerus 10 s   18 90 NE 1   
15 Aneurysmal bone cyst 29.5 Humerus 14 h   26 90 none    
16 Chondrosarcoma 31.7 Femur 8 s   23 67 partial    
17 Chondrosarcoma 33.2 Femur 7 h   16 90 NE   1 (superficial) LR
PP (transient)
18 Osteochondroma 38.3 Femur 12 h   26 70 none    
19 Myxoid liposarcoma 44.6 Femur 9 h AR 17 90 none    
20 Osteosarcoma 18.6 Femur 9 h   19 93 complete    LR
21 Osteofibrous dysplasia like adamantinoma 17.6 Tibia 7 h   18 93 complete    
22 Osseous hemangioma 33.7 Femur 18 h   14 87 partial 1   
23 Periosteal desmoid 68.3 Ulna 8 h   27 87 NE    
24 Chondrosarcoma 13.1 Femur 12 s   22 97 complete 1   
25 Ewing‘s sarcoma 16.2 Fibula 8 h NAC, AC, AR 18 100 partial    
26 Osteofibrous dysplasia 14.6 Tibia 17 h   47 80 complete    
27 Synovial sarcoma 45.7 Femur 15 s   22 100 partial    
28 Giant osteochondroma 22.2 Femur 10 h   20 90 NE    
29 Osteoid osteoma 9.4 Radius 5 s   13 87 complete    
30 Giant cell tumor 38.8 Femur 7 h   26 93 partial    
31 Aneurysmal bone cyst 9.0 Femur 6,5 h   17 97 complete    
32 Aneurysmal bone cyst 42.9 Tibia 5 h   17 97 none    
33 Atypical periosteal chondroma 14.9 Humerus 5 h   27 97 partial    
34 Chondroblastoma 18.0 Femur 5,5 h   8 - NE    
35 Aneurysmal bone cyst 5.6 Femur 6,5 h   7 93 complete    
36 Chondrosarcoma 28.2 Femur 8 h   19 83 partial    LR
  1. Legend: s segmental, h hemicortical NAC neoadjuvant chemotherapy, AC adjuvant chemotherapy, AR adjuvant radiation therapy; NE not examined; LR local recurrence; PP peroneal nerve palsy
  2. adelayed union; baccording to the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Rating Scale (MSTS) [22]