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Table 4 Bone healing and complications within different locations

From: Clinical trial and in-vitro study comparing the efficacy of treating bony lesions with allografts versus synthetic or highly-processed xenogeneic bone grafts

  Consolidation yes/no N P Complication yes/no N P
  Cancellous Synthetic Cancellous Synthetic
Humerus 10/0 8/1 19 n.s.a 5/7 5/5 22 n.s.a
Forearm 4/0 10/0 14 n.s.a 0/4 1/10 15 n.s.a
Femur 24/3 3/0 30 n.s.a 5/22 0/3 30 n.s.a
Tibia 9/1 31/1 42 n.s.a 3/7 5/29 44 n.s.a
Spine 0/1 44/0 45 n.s.a 1/0 2/45 48 n.s.a
Pelvis 47/1 3/0 51 n.s.a 2/50 0/3 55 n.s.a
Foot 10/0 8/0 18 n.s.a 1/9 3/5 18 n.s.a
  1. Number of complications and consolidation rates dependent on the group of applied bone substitutes, n.s. not significant, a χ 2-Test