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Table 2 Complications of the surgical procedures performed on the lesser toes in both cohorts

From: The impact of associated tenotomies on the outcome of incomplete phalangeal osteotomies for lesser toe deformities

  IO IO + tenotomy Fisher’s exact test significance
Events, n Patients (%), n = 129 Procedures (%), n = 436 Events, n Patients (%), n = 94 Procedures (%), n = 287 Patients Procedures
Intraoperative phalangeal fracture 19 11.4 3.4 23 24.5 8.0 0.082 0.050
Postsurgical phalangeal fracture 3 1.8 0.5 12 12.8 4.2 0.002** 0.002**
Displacement 14 8.4 2.5 20 21.3 6.9 0.038* 0.003**
Delayed union 11 6.6 1.9 24 25.5 8.4 0.000‡ 0.000‡
Hypertrophic callus 12 7.2 2.1 23 24.5 8.0 0.003** 0.002**
Non-union 0 1 1.1 0.3 0.421 0.397
Lack of correction 2 1.0 0.3 8 8.5 2.8 0.019* 0.017*
  1. IO incomplete osteotomy
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; p < 0.001