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Table 1 Patient characteristics. 1 = proximal, 2 = middle, 3 = distal, P = phalanx, MC = metacarpal

From: Multiple drill-hole osteotomy in hand surgery – description of a novel application and proof of feasibility

Patient Injury-Surgery-Interval (months) Finger Osteotomy localization Type of ostetomy Time of surgery (min) Type of osteosynthesis Time to consolidation (weeks) Follow-up (months)
1 2 index P2 base closing-wedge 135 plate and screws + autograft 6 2
2 4 middle P2 base intra-articular 145 plate 4 4
3 4 thumb MC dome 145 plate 8 3
4 8 middle P2 base intra-articular 180 plate 4 13
5 18 little MC dome 85 plate 12 22
6 10 little MC open-wedge 85 plate 4 8
7 3 ring P1 derotational 70 plate 4 3
8 6 index P2 intra-articular 85 screws 4 12
9 15 index MC modified scarf 215 screws 8 2
10 4 middle hand reduction hand reduction 170 plate 8 2
11 2 index P1 base open-wedge 105 plate + autograft 4 2
mean 7     133,5   6 6