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Table 2 Salter-Harris classification and complications of injuries to the proximal tibia.

From: Salter-Harris II injury of the proximal tibial epiphysis with both vascular compromise and compartment syndrome: a case report

Author et al No Salter-Harris VC AM CS
  0* I II III IV V    
Aitkin (1956) [5] 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Shelton (1979) [3] 0 9 17 10 3 0 2 2 1
Burkhart (1979) [2] 0 3 9 6 8 2 1 1 1
Bertin (1983) [6] 0 1 7 4 1 0 1 0 0
Gill (1984) [9] 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0
Poulsen (1989) [7] 0 0 4 4 6 1 0 0 0
Wozasek (1991) [4] 8 5 11 4 1 0 4 1 0
Gautier (1998) [10] 0 3 0 1 2 0 1 0 0
Rhemrev (2000) [8] 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
Totals 8
6%
22
16%
52
37%
33
23%
23
16%
3 2% 10
7%
4
3%
2
1%
  1. *Wozasek et al classified tenderness at the epiphysis and impaired knee joint function with normal radiograph findings as type 0. VC = Vascular Compromise AM = Amputation CS = Compartment syndrome