Table 3: Comparison of reconstructions with intercalary endoprostheses.

Author Patients Survival of implantInfection (F/T/H)Prosthetic fracture (F/T/H)Periprostehtic fractureAseptic loosening (F/T/H)

Hanna et al. [42]2885% at 5 y and 68% at 10 y3.6% (1/0/0)7.1% (2/0/0)3.60%3.6% (1/0/0)
Ruggieri et al. [43]24n.s04.2% (1/0/0)025% (4/1/1)
Abudu et al. [44]18n.s00033% (3/1/2)
Aldlyami et al. [45]3563% at 10 y2.9% (0/1/0)5.7%2.90%20% (5/1/1)
Ahlmann et al. [46]6100% at 1 y.
83% at 2 y
00016.7% (0/0/1)

n.s: not specified; F: femur; T: tibia; H: humerus.