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Table 3 Mean results of VAS 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 VAS score VAS score
Before intervention After intervention
A) Megaprosthesis 6.8 ± 0.5 3.4 ± 0.8*
B) Standard prosthesis 4.9 ± 1.1 2.8 ± 0.6*
C) Gamma Nail and DHS 6.9 ± 0.7 5.1 ± 1.0*
Significant differences intergroup NS Gr. C > A/B*  
  1. Results are presented as a mean ± standard deviation
  2. *p < 0.05