Are Cemented Endoprosthetic Reconstructions Superior to Uncemented Endoprostheses in Terms of Postoperative Outcomes and Complications in Patients with Extremity-Located Bone Metastasis Scheduled for Adjuvant Radiotherapy?

Erol B. , Saglam F.

The Journal of arthroplasty, vol.36, pp.1160-1167, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.09.026
  • Title of Journal : The Journal of arthroplasty
  • Page Numbers: pp.1160-1167
  • Keywords: modular endoprostheses, cemented and uncemented stems, adjuvant radiotherapy, stem loosining, femoral stem breakage, LIMB SALVAGE, TUMOR ENDOPROSTHESES, RADIATION-THERAPY, FAILURE, CLASSIFICATION, FRACTURES, SURGERY, CANCER


Background: Adjuvant radiotherapy frequently is used for prevention of recurrence following resection and endoprosthetic reconstruction of bone metastases. Besides this positive effect, radiotherapy can negatively affect both cemented and uncemented endoprostheses.