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Table 2 Mean results of MSTS and Karnofsky performance score in patients before and after the surgery, in different treatment method

From: Oncological and functional results after surgical treatment of bone metastases at the proximal femur

Treatment options MSTS score Karnofsky score
Before intervention After intervention Before intervention After intervention
A) Megaprosthesis 6.4 ± 0.4 19.8 ± 0.6* 53 ± 7 67 ± 9*
B) Standard prosthesis 8.8 ± 1.2 22.4 ± 0.6* 55 ± 9 70 ± 4*
C) Gamma Nail and DHS 10.8 ± 0.8 18.2 ± 1.0* 50 ± 10 55 ± 7
Significant differences intergroup NS Gr. C > A/B* NS Gr. C > A/B*
  1. Results are presented as a mean ± standard deviation
  2. *p < 0.05