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Table 2 Possible predictors of revision after first-stage treatment

From: An antibiotic cement-coated locking plate as a temporary fixation for treatment of infected bone defects: a new method of stabilization

Group (n)Recurrent revision (n)Infection controlled (n)p value
Total (183)16167 
Gender
 Male (154)151390.458
 Female (29)128 
Age
 < 40 years (88)7810.716
 40 years (95)986 
Physiologic class
 Type A (103)4990.008
 Type B(80)1268 
Aetiology
 Post-traumatic (148)121360.770
 Haematogenous (35)431 
Classification
 Type III (48)4441.000
 Type IV (135)12123 
Location
 Femur (81)7740.220
 Tibia (100)892 
 Fibula (2)11 
Number of previous operations
 ≥ 1 (165)131520.519
 < 1 (18)316 
Smoker
 Yes (70)9610.121
 No (113)7106