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Table 2 Details of the results according to the fixation device used

From: Radical treatment of severe open fractures of extremities by orthoplastic surgery: a 10-year retrospective study

Fixation device Number Amputation Union time
(median, IQR, weeks)
Acute-flap infection Chronic-fracture site infection
EF 11   35 (15 to 40)   1
ORIF 3   43 (29 to 52)   1
EF + ORIF 2   27 (12, 42)   
EF + Screw 8   33.5 (19.25 to 55.5)   1
ORIF + Screw 1   84 1  
EF + ORIF + Screw 6 1 36 (31.5 to 51)   1
ORIF + Screw + Cement 1   50   1
EF + ORIF + Cement 7   22 (19 to 30)   
EF + ORIF + Screw + Cement 2   27.5 (23, 32)