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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 42 patients with ankle fracture

From: Association of acute inflammatory cytokines, fracture malreduction, and functional outcome 12 months after intra-articular ankle fracture—a prospective cohort study of 46 patients with ankle fractures

Sex—n (%)
 Male 18 (42.9%)
 Female 24 (57.1%)
Age—mean (SD) 42.7 (3.6)
BMI—mean (SD) 27.5 (3.6)
ASA score—n (%)
 1 20 (47.6%)
 2 22 (52.4%)
 3 0 (0%)
 4 0 (0%)
Fracture side—n (%)
Left 16 (38.1%)
Right 26 (61.9%)
AO classification—n (%)
 44A 2 (4.8%)
 44B 26 (61.9%)
 44C 14 (33.3%
Time of SF collection—mean (min.–max.) 4.5 days (0–13 days)
Method of operation—n (%)
Plate and/or screws—only lateral malleolus 3 (7.1%)
Plate and/or screws—only medial malleolus 4 (9.5%)
Plate and/or screws—medial and lateral malleolus 16 (38.1%)
Plate and screws—medial and/or lateral malleolus + tight rope 6 (14.3%)
Plate and screws—medial and/or lateral malleolus + syndesmotic screw 8 (19.0%)
Other 5(11.9%)
  1. Abbreviation: AO Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen, SD Standard deviation, BMI body mass index, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists Classification