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Table 3 Complications

From: Posterior pilon fracture treated by opening the fibula fracture gap

Factor OFFL (n = 31) TPL (n = 28) t test p value
Total number of patients with complications (n) 5 (16%) 7 (25%) χ2 = 0.715 0.398
Vascular nerve injuries (n) 2 (6%) 3 (11%)   
Soft tissue complications (n) 2 (6%) 2 (7%)   
Postoperative pain (n) 1 (3%) 2 (7%)   
  1. All variables were reported in terms of counted cases and relevant percentages and compared with the χ2 test