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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: Serum albumin level predicts survival after surgical treatment of metastatic femur fractures: a retrospective study

DescriptionDetails
No. of patients (male:female)112 (45:67)
No. of femurs117 (5 bilateral cases)
Age of surgery65.5 (54.3–71.8)
ASA status (1 and 2:3 and 4)51:61
CCI (0:≥ 1)71:41
Albumin32 (28–36)
Haemoglobin (Hb)11.5 (10.2–12.9)
Site of primary tumourBreast33(30%)
Prostate10(9%)
Lung29(26%)
Renal10(9%)
Others30(27%)
Presence of visceral metastases (yes:no)65:47
Presence of spinal metastases (yes:no)82:30
Time of diagnosis of cancer to incidence of pathological fracture (months)14 (2–48)
Pathology (Actual fracture:impending fracture)61:51
Site of fracture/lesionNeck of femur37
Intertrochanteric20
Subtrochanteric27
Shaft/distal femur33
Type of surgical procedureBipolar hemiarthroplasty27
Intramedullary nail79
Plate and screws11
  1. Median values and interquartile ranges reported for age, albumin, haemoglobin and time of diagnosis of cancer to incidence of pathological fracture