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Table 1 Basic information for patients included in this study

From: A three-stage procedure using bone transportation for the treatment of sternoclavicular infectious arthritis

Case number Sex Age Affected joint Bone loss from the initial debridement (mm) Time of lengthening the bone (days) Overall bone length gained (%) Duration of external fixator (days) External fixator index (days/cm) Time between 1st and 2nd procedures (days) Time between 2nd and 3rd procedures (days)
1 F 37 L 32 41 21.3 160 50 21 46
2 F 38 R 35 50 27.3 180 51 27 53
3 M 38 L 41 56 30.1 220 52 30 60
4 F 45 R 30 46 22.9 170 55 36 50
5 M 42 L 33 45 26.2 187 57 27 52
6 F 37 L 36 44 24.6 178 49 29 48
  1. F female, M male, L left, R right