Sørensen, Michala S1; Gregersen, Kristine G1; Grum-Schwensen, Tomas1; Hovgaard, Dorrit1; Petersen, Michael M1
1 Ortopædkirurgisk Klinik, HovedOrtoCentret Rigshospitalet, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark
Patients suffering from a pathological fracture or painful bony lesion because of metastatic bone disease often benefit from a total joint replacement. However, these are large operations in patients who are often weak. We examined the patient survival and complication rates after total joint replacement as the treatment for bone metastasis or hematological diseases of the extremities.