Skip to main content

Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients with modified and conventional management

From: Modified algorithm for managing postoperative osteomyelitis following fracture fixation with Cierny-Mader type

CharacteristicModifiedConventionalValueP value
Male48222.03bP > 0.05
Female1211  
Wounds6134  
Hardware retained8115.05aP < 0.05
Cierny–Mader type 11250.37bP > 0.05
Cierny–Mader type 2106  
Cierny–Mader types 3 and 43923  
Bacterial to be negative45158.25aP < 0.01
Tissue reconstruction38262.00bP > 0.05
Recurrence277.63aP < 0.01
  1. aStatistically significant difference exists between the two groups
  2. bStatistical significance does not exists between the two groups