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Table 6 Implications of associated injuries in the floating knee

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

Patient Associated injury Delay in primary surgery Surgical duration (Hours) Delay in rehabilitation
1 None 0 2:20 Nil
2 Cerebral concussion 2 days 2:00 Nil
3 Clavicle, Fat embolism 8 days 1:50 Nil
4 Patella 0 3:00 4 weeks
5 Contralateral femur 0 3:20 2 weeks
6 Anterior Cruciate 0 3:30 4 weeks
7 Clavicle, Humerus Forearm bones, Metatarsal 0 3:30 4 weeks
8 Medial meniscus 0 3:00 Nil
9 None 0 2:00 Nil
10 Contralateral tibia 0 2:30 2 weeks
11 Humerus 0 2:50 4 weeks
12 Fat embolism 11 days 1:50 Nil
13 Clavicle, Haemo-pneumothorax 0 2:10 1 week
14 Metatarsal 0 2:00 Nil
15 Humerus Radial nerve 0 3:00 4 weeks
16 Contralateral tibia, Fat embolism 9 days 2:40 2 weeks
17 Contralateral femur 0 2:50 2 weeks
18 Posterior Cruciate 0 3:20 4 weeks
19 Clavicle, Rib Haemo-pneumothorax 0 2:00 Nil
20 Patella, Metatarsal 0 2:40 4 weeks
21 None 0 1:50 Nil
22 Contralateral tibia Cerebral concussion 3 2:50 2 weeks
23 Humerus 0 3:00 3 weeks
24 Femoral artery injury 0 4:20 3 weeks
25 Contralateral tibia 0 3:00 2 weeks
26 Anterior Cruciate 0 3:20 4 weeks
27 Metatarsal 0 2:10 Nil
28 Contralateral femur Cerebral concussion 1 3:00 2 weeks
29 Patella 0 2:40 4 weeks