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Table 2 Comparing complications and implant survival of the published series of custom and modular proximal femoral endoprosthetic replacement with the present series

From: Modular endoprosthetic replacement for metastatic tumours of the proximal femur

Author Infection Local Recurrence Dislocation Revision 5 Year Survival
Kabukckuoglu12 [custom]
54 patients [1972–1992]
1.8% 28% 11% 17%  
Unwin4 [custom]
263 patients [1968–92]
2.7%* 4.6%*   6.1%  
Gosheger11 [modular]
41 patients [1992–03]
19.5%   7.3%   78.7%
Menendez7 [modular]
96 patients [1992–03]
6.3% 3.1% 10.4% 7.3% 82%
Present Series [modular]
100 patients [2001–07]
6% 4% 3% 3% 83.1%
  1. * had revision surgery