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Table 3 Comparison of single and double level group in different bone

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

 FemurTibia
 SLGDLGtp-valueSLGDLGtp-value
DS (cm)5.75 ± 1.779.39 ± 1.47−7.021< 0.0015.87 ± 1.619.11 ± 1.87−11.738< 0.001
DT(d)85.54 ± 24.2771.64 ± 12.442.0570.04485.73 ± 22.4970.67 ± 14.44.307< 0.001
CT(d)264.02 ± 67.94235.29 ± 36.54−3.3960.001251.66 ± 55.59228.91 ± 40.662.5950.010
EFT(d)393.02 ± 92.35345.36 ± 46.39−2.1700.034382.97 ± 88.21339.17 ± 54.23.2070.002
EFI(d/cm)67.72 ± 11.2637.19 ± 4.659.856< 0.00166.22 ± 7.6938.26 ± 7.0222.311< 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, SLG single level group, DLG double level group