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Table 2 Comparison of femur and tibia in different 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 group
FemurTibiatp-valueFemurTibiatp-value
DS (cm)5.75 ± 1.775.87 ± 1.61−0.4370.6639.39 ± 1.479.11 ± 1.870.5200.605
DT(d)85.54 ± 24.2785.73 ± 22.49−0.0500.96071.64 ± 12.4470.67 ± 14.400.2270.821
CT(d)264.02 ± 67.94251.66 ± 55.591.2960.196235.29 ± 36.54228.91 ± 40.660.5250.602
EFT(d)393.02 ± 92.35382.97 ± 88.210.6910.490345.36 ± 46.39339.17 ± 54.220.3850.701
EFI(d/cm)67.72 ± 11.2666.22 ± 7.691.0730.28537.19 ± 4.6538.26 ± 7.02−0.5360.594
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD. DS defect size, DT docking time, CT consolidation time, EFT external fixation time, EFI external fixation index