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Table 2 Complications

From: Extensile lateral versus sinus tarsi approach for displaced, intra-articular calcaneal fractures: a meta-analysis

Study Complications
ELA STA
Takasaka 2016 [22] 4 (1 infection, 2 skin necrosis, and 1 sural nerve neuroma) 0
Kumar 2014 [23] 7 (3 wound dehiscence, 1 superficial infection, and 3 deep infections) 0
Chen 2011 [24] 5 (2 deep infections and 3 superficial wound infection) 1 superficial wound infection
Wang 2015 [25] 8 (2 deep infections and 6 poor wound healing) 1 pin site ooze
DeWall 2010 [26] 15 (9 minor wound complications and 6 deep infections) 5 minor wound complications
Basile 2016 [27] 3 (2 wound edge necrosis and 1 wound breakdown requiring skin flap) 2 (1 mal-reduction and 1 tendon irritation requiring re-operation)
Kline 2013 [28] 26 (23 wound healing and 3 sural neuropathy) 3 (2 wound healing and 1 sural nerve neuropathy)
Wu 2012 [31] 27 (12 superficial infections, 6 wound edge necrosis, 2 deep infections, 7 sural nerve neuropathy, and 4 defects with plate removal) 14 (4 superficial infections, 3 sural nerve injuries, 7 medial injuries specific to this technique, and 4 defects with plate removal)
Xia 2014 [30] 8 (6 dehiscence/superficial infection and 2 wound edge necrosis) 0
Yeo 2015 [29] 18 (8 wound complications, 4 sural nerve injury, 1 peroneal tendonitis, and 5 subtalar stiffness) 7 (2 wound complications, 2 sural nerve injury, and 3 subtalar stiffness)
Weber 2008 [32] 13 (1 delayed wound healing, 1 hematoma, 1 sural nerve injury, 4 complex regional pain syndrome, 3 hardware removals, and 3 subsequent subtalar arthrodeses) 11 (1 plantar nerve irritation, 10 scar tenderness at 3 months post-op requiring hardware removal)