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Table 1 Basic information of included patients (mean ± SD, n = 41)

From: The role of fibular for supramalleolar osteotomy in treatment of varus ankle arthritis: a biomechanical and clinical study

  Fibular preserved (n = 19) Fibular osteotomy (n = 22) P value
Cases/M/F 19/9/10 22/5/17 0.32
Age (year) 48.8 ± 14.5 52.4 ± 8.9 0.34
Stage 2/3 7/12 5/17 0.32
Union time (months) 3.6 ± 0.4 3.9 ± 0.7 0.11
BMI 26.6 ± 0.6 26.3 ± 0.5 0.09
Smoking 4 5 0.89
Diabetes 2 2 0.88
OA/TOA 9/10 10/12 0.90
  1. M/F male/female, BMI body mass index, OA osteoarthritis, TOA traumatic osteoarthritis