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Table 1 Summary of patient profiles, treatment methods & final outcomes

From: The floating knee: epidemiology, prognostic indicators & outcome following surgical management

Patient No: Age Sex Side Type Treatment Complications Final Outcome (Karlstrom criteria)
1 40 M R 2B Other None Excellent
2 19 M L 2B Other Infection Poor
3 56 M R 2B Other None Excellent
4 27 M R 2A Other Delayed union Poor
5 24 M R 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
6 42 M L 2A Other None Good
7 27 M L 1 Both IM nail Foot drop Acceptable
8 24 M R 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
9 21 M R 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
10 32 F L 2B Other Knee stiff Good
11 30 M R 2B Both IM nail None Excellent
12 21 M L 1 Other Knee stiff Good
13 35 M R 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
14 22 F R 1 Both IM nail None Good
15 20 M L 1 Both IM nail Delayed union Poor
16 22 M R 1 Both IM nail Infection Good
17 35 M R 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
18 19 M R 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
19 22 M R 0 Both IM nail None Excellent
20 40 M L 1 Both IM nail None Good
21 22 M R 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
22 35 M L 2A Other Knee stiff Acceptable
23 24 M R 1 Both IM nail None Good
24 25 M R 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
25 18 M R 2B Both IM nail None Excellent
26 28 M L 1 Other Knee stiff Good
27 22 M L 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
28 31 M R 1 Both IM nail None Excellent
29 26 M R 1 Both IM nail None Good