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Table 3 The relationship between amputation type and stump problems

From: Surgical revision for stump problems after traumatic above-ankle amputations of the lower extremity

Amputation type Cases Timea Excess soft tissue Scar Ulcer Neuroma Spur
N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%)
Thigh 32 0.94 ± 0.46 15(9.6) 14(16.8) 6(5.6) 18(15.2) 20(22.4)
Leg 48 1.12 ± 0.59 9(14.4) 28(25.2) 8(8.4) 20(22.8) 36(33.6)
Statistics   2.21 0.792 0.305 0.812 0.365 0.018
P value   0.03 0.007 0.201 0.810 0.201 0.232
  1. aMean months from primary amputation to stump revision, logarithmic transformation was performed to obtain normal distribution. Bold numbers mean P <0.05.