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Table 4 Outcome of 129 patients with DI

From: Infection following fractures of the proximal tibia – a systematic review of incidence and outcome

  Number Percent
amputation 7 5.4
ankylosis 12 9.3
stiffness 2 1.6
persistent oedema 1 0.8
arthrodesis 10 7.8
malalignement 9 7.0
non-union / pseudarthrosis 20 15.3
persistent infection / septic pseudarthrosis 5 3.9
persistent fistula 1 0.8
arthroplasty 2 1.6
muscle flap 3 2.3
union / good / satisfactory 57 44.2
total patients 129 100