Skip to main content

Table 5 Risk factors for complications by univariate analysis and logistic regression analyses

From: Temporary hemiepiphysiodesis using an eight‐plate implant for coronal angular deformity around the knee in children aged less than 10 years: efficacy, complications, occurrence of rebound and risk factors

Influence factors Complications
(N = 5)
No complications (N = 96) P Logistic regression
Odds ratio (95% CIa)
P
Age 4.71 ± 2.61 (1.5–10) 4.64 ± 2.91 (1–8) 0.963 1.10 (0.48–2.55) 0.817
Weight 18.54 ± 3.10 (11.4–29) 21.37 ± 7.50 (9.3–46) 0.421 0.94 (0.71–1.23) 0.641
Genu valgus 2 (40) 61 (64) 0.362 0.94 (0.05–18.34) 0.965
Idiopathic 0 (0) 48 (50) 0.058 3.96 (1.27–12.39) 0.018
Correction location    0.616 1.58 (0.24–10.49) 0.635
 Distal femur alone 1 (20) 40 (42)    
 Proximal tibia alone 2 (40) 24 (25)    
 Both sites 2 (40) 32 (33)    
Preoperative location of the centre of the mechanical axisb    1.000 0.57 (0.03–11.01) 0.711
 2 2 (40) 45 (47)    
 3 3 (60) 51 (53)    
  1. aCI indicates confidence interval
  2. bPreoperative location of the centre of the knee mechanical axis: zones 2, 3, -2 and − 3
  3. Bold values are statistically significant, P < 0.05
  4. Values are presented as the mean ± SD (range) or frequency (percentage)