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Table 1 Study demographics

From: A scoping review on the surgical management of metastatic bone disease of the extremities

Characteristic Number (%)
Publication Language
 English 275 (71.4)
 German 36 (9.4)
 Polish 21 (5.3)
 French 19 (4.9)
 Chinese 12 (3.1)
 Italian 7 (1.8)
 Spanish 7 (1.8)
 Dutch 2 (0.5)
 Turkish 2 (0.5)
 Czech 1 (0.3)
 Danish 1 (0.3)
 Portuguese 1 (0.3)
 Russian 1 (0.3)
Study Design
 Case series 318 (83)
 Comparative 41 (10.6)
 Cadaver 6 (1.6)
 Economic analysis 5 (1)
 Biomechanical and Animal Models 5 (1)
 Other 4 (1)
 Survey 3 (1)
 Cross-Sectional 2 (0.5)
 Expert Panel 1 (0.3)
Study Perspective
 Retrospective 341 (89)
 Prospective 24 (6)
 Unable to classify 20 (5)