Table 3

The distributional pattern focusing on the fracture- and bone- related complication
Complications (cases) Fracture type Medial support Osteoporosis
2 part (42) 3 part (18) 4 part (3) (+) (36) (-) (27) (+) (30) (-) (33) Total (63)
RL without SP 2* 1* 2* 0 5* 4* 1* 5*
RL with SP 1* 0 1* 1* 0 1*
Nonunion 1* 1* 0 2* 1* 1* 2*
AVN of humoral head 1 1 0 1 0 1
Total No.(%) 4 (9.5) 3 (16.7) 2 (66.7) 1 (2.8) 8 (29.6) 7 (23.3) 2 (6.1) 9 (14.3)
P-value 0.035 0.004 0.073

Values are given as number (percentage).

*non-medial support group.

RL = reduction loss, SP = screw perforation.

Jung et al.

Jung et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:102   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-102

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