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Table 5 Complications of diaphysis malignant tumors of femur/tibia treated with microwave ablation

From: Clinical evaluations of diaphysis malignant tumors of femur and tibia treated with microwave ablation in situ

Types (of complication)No. of patients (percentage)
Early complications2 (6.25%)
 Infection1 (3.125%)
 Vascular compromise1 (3.125%)
Late complications11 (34.375%)
 Postoperative fracture2 (6.25%)
 Delayed union2 (6.25%)
 Local recurrence3 (9.375%)
 Remote metastases4 (12.5%)