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Table 2 Functional and radiological results: Overview

From: Long-term outcome following additional rhBMP-7 application in revision surgery of aseptic humeral, femoral, and tibial shaft nonunion

  Humerus Femur Tibia
with rhBMP-7 without rhBMP-7 with rhBMP-7 without rhBMP-7 with rhBMP-7 without rhBMP-7
Radiological bone healing within 12 months after revision [n] 11 / 13 8 / 9 25 / 28 12 / 13 19 / 21 28 / 28
Range of time to bone healing [months] 11.5 ± 2.7 13.5 ± 1.4 16.9 ± 2.2 17.2 ± 1.9 12.0 ± 0.6 13.1 ± 1.4
DASH [points] [30] 43.2 ± 10.2 50.9 ± 12.4 - - - -
LEFS [points] [31]    45.9 ± 5.7 30.8 ± 6.2 50.3 ± 5.0 49.9 ± 3.9
PCS of SF-12 score [points] [32] 33.2 ± 3.5 32.0 ± 6.6 39.7 ± 3.0 33.9 ± 1.7 35.8 ± 3.4 39.0 ± 2.4
MCS of SF-12 score [points] [32] 51.1 ± 5.0 44.0 ± 4.4 50.2 ± 2.2 41.6 ± 6.3 52.6 ± 2.4 46.8 ± 2.9
  1. Results are presented as mean ± standard error of the mean (SEM) or median