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Table 2 Data summary of new or progressive lung metastasis detected post-operatively

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

Parameter No Progression, N (%) Progression, N (%) p-Value
Mean Age (± SD) 66.2 (SD ±11.7) 63.2 (SD ±10.4)  
All Patients 128 (70) 56 (30)  
Surgical Technique    0.33
(All Primaries)
 Arthro/ORIF 57 (74) 20 (26)  
 IMN 71 (66) 36 (34)  
Breast    1.00
 Arthro/ORIF 27 (82) 6 (18)  
 IMN 31 (84) 6 (16)  
Lung    0.31
 Arthro/ORIF 7 (54) 6 (46)  
 IMN 10 (33) 20 (67)  
Prostate    1.00
 Arthro/ORIF 11 (92) 1 (8)  
 IMN 21 (95) 1 (5)  
Renal    0.52
 Arthro/ORIF 12 (63) 7 (37)  
 IMN 9 (50) 9 (50)  
  1. Statistical analysis was performed utilizing a two tailed Fischer’s exact test. SD standard deviation, Arthro/ORIF Arthroplasty and open reduction internal fixation cases combined, IMN Intramedullary nail