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Table 2 Method of operative fracture fixation and mode of soft tissue closure or reconstruction

From: Measuring recovery after open lower limb fractures: combined objective functional tests and global perceived recovery outperform narrower metrics and a standard generic patient reported outcome measure

Method of Fixation Mode of Soft Tissue Cover
CIRCULAR FRAME 8 Primary Closure 13
Intramedullary Nail(Hind Foot Nail) 37
(1)
Split Skin Grafting only 18
ORIF 23 Fasciocutaneous Flap 18
Amputation 1 Local Muscle Flap 9
Masquelet 1 Free Tissue Transfer 16
Transport 1 Papineau 1