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Table 2 Patient demographics from included studies

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

Factors Number of cases (%)
Primary Tumor
 Breast 3686 (28)
 Lung 2277 (17)
 Kidney 2002 (15)
 Prostate 1079 (8)
 Myeloma 928 (7)
 Gastrointestinala 381 (3)
 Liver 263 (2)
 Lymphoma 226 (2)
 Thyroid 185 (1)
 Melanoma 168 (1)
 Plasmacytoma 37 (0.3)
 Others 1931 (15)
Anatomic Location
 Femur 8720 (74)
 Humerus 2550 (22)
 Tibia 370 (3)
Operation method
 Tumour megaprosthesis 4404 (38)
 Intramedullary nail 4055 (35)
 Conventional arthroplasty 1899 (16)
 ORIF 1151 (10)
 Cementoplasty 167 (1)
 APC 39 (0.3)
  1. See Additional file 2: Appendix 2 for more details on procedures performed
  2. a“Gastrointestinal” pooled esophageal, gastric, pancreatic and cholangio-carcinomas