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Table 4 Complications of tibia distracted by a monotube fixator in post trauma patients

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

Complications Frequency (%) Chi-Square X 2 Significant level (p value)
Intra operative Iatrogenic fracture 4.0 (11.1) 0.090 0.343
Post operative Pin tract infection 32.0 (88.9) 26.10 0.002
Osteomyelitis 5.0 (13.9)
Equines 19.0 (52.8)
Out toeing 2.0 (5.6)
Knee stiffness 12.0 (33.3)
Malunion 10.0 (27.8)
Premature consolidation 2.0 (5.6)
Disuse atrophy 30.0 (83.7)
  Sudeck atrophy 1.0 (2.8)