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Table 1 Published studies reporting on different consolidative techniques in long bones

From: Biomechanical effects of osteoplasty with or without Kirschner wire augmentation on long bone diaphyses undergoing bending stress: implications for percutaneous imaging-guided consolidation in cancer patients

First author [reference] Journal Year Number of patients Target bone Type of intervention Secondary fractures (%)
Cazzato [8] Eur Radiol 2014 51 Long bones Osteoplasty 9.1
Premat [9] Eur Radiol 2017 18 Proximal femur Spindles + osteoplasty 0
Kelekis [10] CVIR 2016 12 Long bones 25–50 stainless steel micro-needles + osteoplasty 0
Liu [11] Eur Radiol 2016 36 Long bones Osteoplasty (19 patients) 26.3
Osteoplasty + cement-filled catheter in the medullary canal (17 patients) 0
Tian [12] CVIR 2014 40 Proximal femur Osteoplasty (19 patients) 23.8
Osteoplasty + internal fixation with bone trocars stylets (21 patients) 0
He [13] JVIR 2014 6 Proximal femur Osteoplasty + internal fixation (bone trocars stylets) 0
Cazzato [14] Eur J Radiol 2017 11 Proximal femur Osteosynthesis 0
Lin [15] Surg Oncol 2015 12 Proximal femur Osteosynthesis with modified hollow-perforated screws and osteoplasty 8.3
Cornelis [16] J Orthop Surg Res 2017 10 Proximal femur Y-STRUT® device 10
Kim [17] Surg Oncol 2011 15 Humerus Ender nail fixation and osteoplasty NR
Kim [18] Surg Oncol 2014 15 Femur and tibia Flexible nailing and osteoplasty NR