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Table 3 Details of the results related to the timing of soft-tissue cover

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

Timing of cover (h) Number Amputation Union time (median, IQR, weeks) Flap infection Deep infection
Immediate (≤ 24) 22 0 33.5 (21.25 to 45.5) 0 4 (18%)
Early (24-60) 19 1 32 (27 to 39.25) 1 (5%) 1 (5%)