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Vol:9 Issue:7 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #12260
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COA 2020: No Improvement in Survival Trend for Surgically Treated Appendicular Bone Metastases

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OrthoEvidence. COA 2020: No Improvement in Survival Trend for Surgically Treated Appendicular Bone Metastases. ACE Report. 2020;9(7):4. Available from:

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Longitudinal survival trends of patients with surgically managed appendicular metastatic bone disease: A systematic review

Contributing Authors:
A Abbott J Kendal C Hewison S Puloski M Monument

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One hundred and three studies were included for analysis whereby all studies were non-randomized. The primary aim of the study was to evaluate the long-term trend in overall survival for patients with appendicular metastatic bone disease who underwent orthopaedic surgery for treatment within the last 50 years. No significant effect of mid-point study year on 1-year, 2-year, or 3-year survival were...

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