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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Low compartment pressure and myoglobin levels in tibial fractures with suspected acute compartment syndrome

  Age in years median (range) Males Trauma mechanism (high- energy trauma/low-energy trauma/no trauma)
All (n = 121) 35 (13–80) 94 43/53/25
Fractures (n = 79) 26 (13–79) 60 39/40/0
 Proximal (n = 19) 30 (15–55) 14 10/9/0
 Diaphyseal (n = 46) 23,5 (13–77) 37 26/20/0
 Distal (n = 6) 35 (13–79) 3 0/6/0
 Other* (n = 8) 26,5 (22–67) 6 3/5/0
Non-fractures (n = 42) 44 (13–80) 34 4/13/25
 Postop complications (n = 9) 49 (13–70) 6 0/0/9
 Drug-induced bleedings (n = 8) 56 (25–80) 7 1/1/6
 Contusion (n = 7) 44 (13–64) 7 0/7/0
 Crush injuries (n = 7) 43 (21–70) 6 2/5/0
 Others (n = 11) 39 (26–80) 8 1/0/10
  1. *Combined fracture patterns