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Table 3 Outcomes after injury.

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

Author et al (yr published) Salter-Harris Type Number Satisfactory Unsatisfactory (>24 mm/>5o)
Aitkin (1956) [5] II 1 1 -
  III 1 1 -
Shelton (1979) [3] I 9 6 3
  II 17 12 5
  III 10 9 1
  IV 3 3 -
Burkhart (1979) [2] I 3 2 1
  II 9 8 1
  III 6 6 -
  IV 8 3 5
  V 2 2 -
Bertin (1983) [6] I 1 - 1
  II 7 6 1
  III 4 1 3
  IV 1 1 -
Gill (1984)9 No long-term follow up
Poulsen (1989) [7] II 4 4 -
  III 4 4 -
  IV 6 4 2
  V 1 1 -
Wozasek (1991) [4] No Type specific breakdown, but out of the 23 patients reviewed 17 (74%) had a satisfactory outcome
Gautier (1998) [10] I 3 2 1
  II 0 - -
  III 1 1 -
  IV 2 1 1
Rhemrev (2000) [8] I 1 - 1
  II 1 1 -
  III 2 2 -
  IV 2 2 -
Subtotals I 17 10 (59%) 7 (41%)
  II 39 32 (82%) 7 (18%)
  III 28 24 (86%) 4 (14%)
  IV 22 14 (64%) 8 (36%)
  V 3 3 (100%) 0
Totals I–V 109 83 (76%) 26 (24%)