Table 4

The relationship of osteoporosis and medial support confining to the fracture- and bone- related complications
Medial support group (N=36) Non-medial support group (N=27) Total
AVN of humoral head* (1) RL without SP* (4)
Osteoporosis (+) RL with SP* (1) 7(23.3)
Nonunion* (1)
Osteoporosis (-) RL without SP* (1) 2 (6.1)
Nonunion* (1)
Total No. (%) 1 (11.1) 8 (37.0) 9 (100)
P-value 0.004

Values are given as number (percentage).

*Clinically serious major complication.

RL = reduction loss, SP = screw perforation, AVN = avascular necrosis.

Jung et al.

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

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