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Predict Risk of Femur Fracture Following Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Purpose:

To predict the risk of a pathologic fracture of the femur following combined modality therapy of a soft tissue sarcoma of the thigh.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

C49, M81, S72

Description:

Gortzak et al developed a nomogram for predicting the risk of pathologic fracture of the femur following combined modality therapy for a soft tissue sarcoma of the thigh. The authors are from the University of Toronto, Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv, and teaching hospitals in Toronto, Canada.

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