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Table 3 Complications and infections

From: Outcomes of tissue reconstruction in distal lower leg fractures: a retrospective cohort study

Complication   N1 %
Osteosynthesis Y 17 77.3
N 5 22.7
Flap ischemia Y 13 59.1
N 9 40.9
SSI Y 22 100
N 0 0
Early SSI Y 12 54.5
N 10 45.5
Late SSI Y 10 45.5
N 12 54.5
Bacterium Staph. aureus 4 18.2
Staph. epidermidis 3 13.6
Staph. capitis 1 4.5
Strep. pyogenes 1 4.5
E1. coli 1 4.5
E2. faecalis 1 4.5
E3. cloacae 3 13.6
Bacillus cereus 1 4.5
no bacterial detection 7 31.8
  1. Abbreviation: E1 Escherichia, E2 Enterococcus, E3 Enterobacter, N1 number, N no, SSI surgical site infection, Staph Staphylococcus, Strep Streptococcus, Y yes
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