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Table 3 Surgical procedures of the whole population and the subgroups with and without SSI

From: Impact of surgical site infection on patients’ outcome after fixation of tibial plateau fractures: a retrospective multicenter study

Surgical procedure SSI group (n = 41) Non-SSI group (n = 246) Total (n = 287)
  n % n % n %
External fixation 26 63.4 55 22.6 81 28.2
Plate 8 19.5 69 28.3 77 26.8
Screw 1 2.4 28 11.5 29 10.1
Plate and screw 3 7.2 75 30.8 78 27.2
Double plate 3 7.2 14 5.7 17 5.9
TKA 0 0.0 2 08 2 0.7
Other 0 0.0 3 1.2 3 1.0
  1. TKA total knee arthroplasty, SSI surgical site infection