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Table 2 Results of treatment in the 5 patients

From: Ilizarov bone transport for the treatment of fibular osteomyelitis: a report of five cases

Case number External fixation time (months) External fixation index (months/cm) Follow-up (months) Knee flexion/extension (°) Ankle Plantarflexion/dorsiflexion (°) Bone result Functional result
1 9 0.90 24 125-0-0 45-0-15 Good Excellent
2 8 1.07 30 130-0-0 40-0-10 Excellent Excellent
3 8 1.23 22 120-0-0 40-0-20 Excellent Good
4 10 1.43 34 120-0-0 35-0-15 Good Good
5 9 1.29 14 125-0-5 40-0-15 Excellent Excellent