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Table 3 Healing indices of tibia distraction osteogenesis and limb lengthening outcome

From: Distraction by a monotube fixator to achieve limb lengthening: predictive factors for tibia trauma

Features Mean ± SD (range) Significant level (p value)
Length of Bone Gap (cm) 10.1 ± 4.0 0.092
Duration of Bone transport (day) 105.6 ± 38.7 (range: 41–170) 0.633
Percentage Lengthening 38.0 ± 14.3 (range: 19.0-70.0) 0.014
Healing index (days/cm) 15.6 ±4.3 (range: 9.2-28.0) 0.791
Healing index (days/% lengthening) 4.2 ±1.2 (range: 2.7-8.1) 0.039
Rate of distraction (mm/day) 0.99 ± 0.14 (range: 0.65-1.27) 0.014
Total duration of treatment (day) 148.8 ± 39.9 (range: 90.0-252) 0.315
Hospital stay (days) 109.0 ± 59.9 (range:22–252) 0.836