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Table 4 Results of ASAMI scores

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

 ExcellentGoodFairPoorFailure
ASAMIBone grade23332512
 Function grade1368847110
ASAMI Criteria
Bone results
Excellent: Union, no infection, deformity < 7°, limb length discrepancy (LLD) < 2.5 cm
Good: Union plus any two of the following: absence of infection, deformity < 7°, LLD < 2.5 cm.
Fair: Union plus any one of the following: absence of infection, deformity < 7°, LLD < 2.5 cm.
Poor: Nonunion/refracture/union plus infection plus deformity > 7° plus LLD > 2.5 cm
Functional results
Excellent: Active, no limp, minimum stiffness (loss of < 15°knee extension/< 15°ankle dorsiflexion) no reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), insignificant pain.
Good: Active, with one or two of the following: limb, stiffness, RSD, significant pain
Fair: Active, with three or all of the following: limb, stiffness, RSD, significant pain
Poor: Inactive (unemployment or inability to return to daily activities because of injury)
Failure: Amputation