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Table 1 Comparison of the single and double level bone transport group

From: Complications of bone transport technique using the Ilizarov method in the lower extremity: a retrospective analysis of 282 consecutive cases over 10 years

 Single level groupDouble level grouptp-value
DS (cm)5.84 ± 1.649.18 ± 1.78−13.714< 0.001
DT(d)85.69 ± 22.8370.90 ± 13.876.267< 0.001
CT(d)254.34 ± 58.55230.40 ± 39.522.9860.003
EFT(d)385.15 ± 89.01340.62 ± 52.184.941< 0.001
EFI(d/cm)66.54 ± 8.5838.01 ± 6.5223.930< 0.001
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD. DS defect size, DT docking time, CT consolidation time, EFT external fixation time, EFI external fixation index