Table 1

Vascularized bone-transferred cases with/without previous multiple operations

Case/Side/NF1

Sex/Age

Number of previous operations

Donor site

Term until union

Age at follow-up (term)

Leg-length discrepancy (before VFG)

Residual angulations anterior/valgus

Stress fracture (after VFG)

Corrective osteotomy

Ankle pain (after VFG)


Cases with previous multiple operations

1/L/+

F/7.4 yo

8

I

9 m

27.0 yo (19.6 y)

5.2 cm (5.0)

28/10 deg

+ (4 m)

-

+ (12 y)

2/L/+

F/8.8 yo

3

I

6 m

21.6 yo (12.8 y)

5.8 cm (6.0)

21/0 deg

-

-

+ (9 y)

3/L/+

F/8.8 yo

7

I

5 m

27.3 yo (19.0 y)

10.2 cm (9.0)

5/3 deg

-

-

-

4/R/-

M/8.9 yo

4

C

5 m

22.2 yo (13.3 y)

0.6 cm (0.0)

18/2** deg

-

+

+ (11 y)

5/R/+

F/11.5 yo

6

I

9 m

18.5 yo (7.0 y)

15.7 cm (14.2)

0/0 deg

-

-

-

Cases without prior surgery

6/R/-

M/1.9 yo

0

I

Non union

/7.3 yo

1*

C

5 m

14.8 yo (7.4 y)

0.0 cm

0/0** (22/20) deg

-

+

-

7/R/+

M/3.2 yo

0

I

10 m

8.1 yo (4.9 y)

0.0 cm

20/20 deg

-

-

-

8/R/+

F/6.2 yo

0

I

4 m

15.3 yo (9.1 y)

2.0 cm

0/0 deg

-

-

-


*; First trial of vascularized bone-transferred operations, **; data after corrective osteotomy, NF1; neurofibromatosis type 1, VFG; vascularized fibular grafting, L; left, R; right, M; male, F; female, yo; years old, y; years, m; months, I; ipsilateral, C; contralateral, ant; anterior, valg; valgus, deg; degrees.

Sakamoto et al. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:13   doi:10.1186/1749-799X-3-13

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