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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients

From: Functional evaluation for patients with lower extremity sarcoma: application of the Chinese version of Musculoskeletal Tumor Society scoring system

Characteristic Patients (n = 98)
Age (years) 50.8 ± 13.4
Gender
 Male 59
 Female 39
Time of follow-up (years) 2.5 ± 1.4
Tumor location
 Thigh 30
 Lower leg 26
 Pelvis/Hip 19
 Knee 9
 Ankle/Foot 14
Histological type
 Osteosarcoma 31
 Chondrosarcoma 16
 Ewing’s sarcoma 9
 Liposarcoma 10
 Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma 7
 Myxofibrosarcoma 4
 Fibrosarcoma 4
 Leiomyosarcoma 3
 Epithelioid 2
 Others 12
Type of surgery
 Amputation 17
 Resection only 11
 Resection + prosthesis 48
 Resection + biological reconstruction 22