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Table 5 Predictive factors for tibia limb lengthening poor outcome distracted by a monotube fixator

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

Variables Odds ratio 95% confidence interval (CI) Significant level-p value
   Lower bound Upper bound  
Right Tibia Affectation 11.5 1.114 118.707 0.017
Haemogram (< 10 gm/dl) 5.2 1.123 24.080 0.005
Require Blood Transfusion 7.8 1.022 60.414 0.014
General Anesthesia 25.0 3.522 177.470 0.0001
Bone gap (> 10 cm) 8.6 0.891 83.770 0.036
% Lengthening (≥ 50%) 8.0 1.174 54.490 0.020
Rate of distraction (> 1 mm/day) 11.6 1.188 114.590 0.014
Partial weight bearing (> 6 months) 58.0 4.23 795.246 0.0001
Osteomyelitis 12.4 3.027 50.804 0.0001