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Table 1 Data from anterior iliac crest (AIC) v.s. proximal tibia (PT)

From: Comparing morbidities of bone graft harvesting from the anterior iliac crest and proximal tibia: a retrospective study

Parameter AIC PT p value
Number of patients 10 8  
Average age (years) 49.7 47.4 0.474a
Gender (M/F) 6/4 4/4 1.000b
Complication rate at harvesting site (%) n = 3 (30%) n = 2 (25%) 1.000b
Average VAS of recipient site on POD 1 4.9 ± 0.57 5.25 ± 0.89 0.471a
Average VAS at harvesting site
 POD 1 5.2 ± 1.0 1.5 ± 0.5 < 0.001a
 POD 5 3.8 ± 0.8 0.3 ± 0.5 < 0.001a
 POD 14 2.5 ± 0.7 0.1 ± 0.4 < 0.001a
 POD 28 0.3 ± 0.5 0 0.216a
 POD 56 0.1 ± 0.3 0 1.000a
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. Abbreviations: VAS visual analog scale, POD postoperative day
  3. aMann–Whitney U test
  4. bFisher’s exact test