Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Bone Tumor around the Knee after Resection Arthrodesis

Vol 5 | Issue 1 | Jan-April 2019 | page: 17-20 | Wilasinee Sirichativapee, Weerachai Kosuwon, Winai Sirichativapee.


Authors: Wilasinee Sirichativapee [1], Weerachai Kosuwon [1], Winai Sirichativapee [1].

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Winai Sirichativapee,
Department of Orthopaedics, Srinagarind Hospital, 123 Khon Kaen University, Nai Mueang Sub-District, Mueang District, Khon Kaen Province – 40002, Thailand.
E-mail: winaisiri@yahoo.com


Abstract

Background: This study aimed to compare the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patient with bone tumor around the knee after resection arthrodesis.
Methods: Patients between 15 and 70 years of age who underwent resection arthrodesis in Srinagarind Hospital >1 year were recruited. Patients were interviewed using a short form-36 questionnaire (social functioning-36 [SF-36] Ver2.0 Thai version) regarding their daily life problems.
Results: Eighteen patients with the mean age of 36.6 years (15–63 years) were included (15 females) in the study. Histological diagnoses were giant cell tumor 10 cases, osteosarcoma seven cases, and low-grade chondrosarcoma one case. Site of lesions was distal femur 15 cases and proximal tibia 3 cases. According to HRQoL, patients have good quality of life (score SF-36 >70) in all domains: Mean score: Physical functioning 75.55 ± 21.88, role physical 71.18 ± 22.70, bodily pain 85.41 ± 22.51, vitality 77.43 ± 16.76, general health 74.44 ± 19.16, SF 83.05 ± 26.40, role emotional 80.09 ± 22.89, and mental health 77.77 ± 21.29. Complications post-operative are broken implants (3 cases, 16.7%) and infections (4 cases, 22.2%).
Conclusion: In patients with bone tumor around the knee after resection, arthrodesis has a good quality of life in all domains in SF-36 version 2.0 questionnaire including function, pain, and mentality.
Keywords: Limb salvage, Arthrodesis, Quality of life, social functioning-36 version 2.0, Osteosarcoma, Giant cell tumor.


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How to Cite this article: Koç Z P, Kara P Ö, Sezer E, Erçolak V.Diagnostic Comparison of F-18 Sodium FluorideNaF, Bone Scintigraphy, and F-18 Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in the Detection of Bone Metastasis. Journal of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors Jan-Apr 2019;5(1): 17-20.


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