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Table 2 Major additional procedures in S.P.R.I.N.T patients

From: Study to prospectively evaluate reamed intramedually nails in patients with tibial fractures (S.P.R.I.N.T.): Study rationale and design

  Total (%) Reamed (%) Non-Reamed(%)
Additional Procedures (n,%)†    
   Yes 310 (25.3) 166 (26.7) 144 (23.8)
Fixation of other LE fracture 132 (42.6) 74 (44.6) 58 (40.3)
Fixation of UE fracture 65 (21.0) 30 (18.1) 35 (24.3)
Fixation of pelvic/acetabular 17 (5.5) 11 (6.6) 6 (4.2)
Upper extremity amputation 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Fixation of non-eligible tibial f 27 (8.7) 12 (7.2) 15 (10.4)
Laparotomy 8 (2.6) 3 (1.8) 5 (3.5)
Lower extremity amputation 2 (0.6) 1 (0.6) 1 (0.7)
Craniotomy 4 (1.3) 4 (2.4) 0 (0.0)
Spine fracture 4 (1.3) 3 (1.8) 1 (0.7)
Removal hardware 7 (2.3) 3 (1.8) 4 (2.8)
Other wound closure 91 (29.4) 53 (31.9) 38 (26.4)
Fasciotomy 8 (2.6) 5 (3.0) 3 (2.1)
Fixation of facial fracture 2 (0.6) 1 (0.6) 1 (0.7)
Drain insertion 1 (0.3) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.7)
Knee dislocation repair 2 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.4)
(given as % of those with additional fractures)    
   No 916 (74.7) 456 (73.3) 460 (76.2)