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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients included in the study

From: Does surgical technique influence the burden of lung metastases in patients with pathologic long bone fractures?

Parameter Total, N (%) IMN, N (%) ORIF/Arthro, N (%)
Patient Sex
 Female 108 63 (59) 45 (58)
 Male 76 44 (41) 32 (42)
Age 65.3 (SD ±11.4)   
Primary Cancer
 Breast 70 37 (35) 33 (43)
 Lung 43 30 (28) 13 (17)
 Prostate 34 22 (20) 12 (15)
 Renal 37 18 (17) 19 (25)
Long Bone Involved
 Humerus 24 9 (8) 15 (20)
 Femur 156 97 (90) 59 (78)
 Tibia 4 2 (2) 2 (2)
Location Within Bone
 Proximal Femur 107   
 Femoral Diaphysis 39   
 Distal Femur 10   
 Proximal Humerus 9   
 Humeral Diaphysis 12   
 Distal Humerus 3   
 Proximal Tibia 2   
 Tibial Diaphysis 1   
 Distal Tibia 1   
Pre-op Imaging Modality
 CXR 48 31 (29) 17 (22)
 CT 133 75 (70) 58 (75)
 None 3 1 (1) 2 (3)
Post-op Imaging Modality
 CXR 59 43 (40) 16 (21)
 CT 125 64 (60) 61 (79)