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Table 3 Comparison of the functional outcome in patients with and without deltoid and axillary resection in both groups

From: Outcomes of modular endoprosthesis reconstruction versus cement spacer reconstruction following resection of proximal humeral tumors

Data Endoprosthesis P-value Cement spacer P-value
MSTS score
Mean ± SD
MSTS score
Mean ± SD
Deltoid resection   0.640   0.236
 Resected 24.9 ± 1.2   23.8 ± 1.2  
 Not resected 24.7 ± 0.8   24.4 ± 1.9  
Axillary nerve resection   0.766   0.097
 Resected 24.7 ± 0.6   23.6 ± 1.2  
 Not resected 24.9 ± 1.1   24.3 ± 1.6