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Table 1 Vascularized bone-transferred cases with/without previous multiple operations

From: Long-term follow-up on the use of vascularized fibular graft for the treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia

Case/Side/NF1 Sex/Age Number of previous operations Donor site Term until union Age at follow-up (term) Leg-length discrepancy (before VFG) Residual angulations anterior/valgus Stress fracture (after VFG) Corrective osteotomy Ankle pain (after VFG)
Cases with previous multiple operations
1/L/+ F/7.4 yo 8 I 9 m 27.0 yo (19.6 y) 5.2 cm (5.0) 28/10 deg + (4 m) - + (12 y)
2/L/+ F/8.8 yo 3 I 6 m 21.6 yo (12.8 y) 5.8 cm (6.0) 21/0 deg - - + (9 y)
3/L/+ F/8.8 yo 7 I 5 m 27.3 yo (19.0 y) 10.2 cm (9.0) 5/3 deg - - -
4/R/- M/8.9 yo 4 C 5 m 22.2 yo (13.3 y) 0.6 cm (0.0) 18/2** deg - + + (11 y)
5/R/+ F/11.5 yo 6 I 9 m 18.5 yo (7.0 y) 15.7 cm (14.2) 0/0 deg - - -
Cases without prior surgery
6/R/- M/1.9 yo 0 I Non union       
  /7.3 yo 1* C 5 m 14.8 yo (7.4 y) 0.0 cm 0/0** (22/20) deg - + -
7/R/+ M/3.2 yo 0 I 10 m 8.1 yo (4.9 y) 0.0 cm 20/20 deg - - -
8/R/+ F/6.2 yo 0 I 4 m 15.3 yo (9.1 y) 2.0 cm 0/0 deg - - -
  1. *; First trial of vascularized bone-transferred operations, **; data after corrective osteotomy, NF1; neurofibromatosis type 1, VFG; vascularized fibular grafting, L; left, R; right, M; male, F; female, yo; years old, y; years, m; months, I; ipsilateral, C; contralateral, ant; anterior, valg; valgus, deg; degrees.