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Table 4 Outcome parameters in 66 ft of patients with unilateral CN compared to 22 ft of 11 patients with bilateral CN, following a protected weightbearing treatment

From: Outcome after protected full weightbearing treatment in an orthopedic device in diabetic neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot arthropathy): a comparison of unilaterally and bilaterally affected patients

  Unilaterally affected (n = 66) Bilaterally affected (n = 22) P
  Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up  
Ulceration, n (%) 16 (24) 21 (32) 4 (18) 13 (59) .004a
- Incidence:   5 (8%)   9 (41%)
Soft tissue infection, n (%) 2 (3) 3 (5) 1 (5) 2 (9)  
- Incidence   1 (2%)   1 (4%)
  1. aPearson chi-square/Fisher’s exact test