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Table 4 Functional status after 3 months follow up depending on treatment option

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

Functional status Treatment options
Megaprosthesis Standard prosthesis Gamma Nail / DHS
n = 75 n = 21 n = 26
Walking without crutches 23 18 0*
Walking with 1 crutch 41 3 0*
Walking with 2 crutches 7 0 20*
Use of a walking frame 4 0 6*
  1. Results are presented as a number with a percentage
  2. *p < 0.05 χ2