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Table 5 Outcomes after surgery

From: Clinical results of multidisciplinary therapy including palliative posterior spinal stabilization surgery and postoperative adjuvant therapy for metastatic spinal tumor

Variable Value
Additional adjuvant therapy, n (%)
 Chemotherapy 31 (56.3)
 Radiotherapy 38 (69.0)
 Bone-modifying agent 39 (70.2)
Visual analogue scale (range) 0.9 (0–4)
Postoperative Barthel index, mean (range) 74.5 (0–100)
Postoperative course, n (%)
 Discharge to home 37 (67.2)
 Transfer to hospice 11 (20.0)
 In-hospital death 7 (12.7)