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Table 4 Comparison of complications between the two groups

From: Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound enhances callus consolidation in distraction osteogenesis of the tibia by the technique of lengthening over the nail procedure

Complication LIPUS group (N = 30) Control group (N = 30) P-value*
Ankle equinus 5 4 0.739
Impending compartment syndrome 1 0  
Peroneal nerve irritation 0 0  
Fibula related 0 1  
Regenerate fracture 0 0  
Nonunion 0 0  
LIPUS-related 0   
  1. LIPUS, Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound
  2. * Fisher’s exact test