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Table 1 Demographic data between the sinus tarsi and extensile lateral approach groups

From: Comparison of two surgical approaches for displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures: sinus tarsi versus extensile lateral approach

  Sinus tarsi (N = 40) Extensile lateral (N = 60)
Sex, male/female, n 25/15 38/22
Age, y 46 (20 to 65) 42 (17 to 64)
Tobacco, n (%) 8 (20%) 13 (21.6%)
DM, n (%) 1 (2.5%) 2 (3.3%)
Side of injury, Rt/Lt, n 22/18 36/24
Time to surgery, d 7 (0 to 14) 7.5 (0 to 16)
Operation time, min 61.7 (40 to 75) 76.3 (65 to 95)
Sanders classification, n (%)
 IIA; IIB; IIC 15;8;2 (62.5%) 13;18;6 (61.6%)
 IIIAB; IIIAC; IIIBC 10;5;0 (37.5%) 11;8;4 (38.4%)
Follow-up duration, m 46 (26 to 100) 57 (36 to 96)
  1. Values are expressed as median (range) unless otherwise indicated.