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Table 2 Surgical procedures after open tibial fractures among 3.777 patients, n = cases

From: Lower extremity soft tissue reconstruction and amputation rates in patients with open tibial fractures in Sweden during 1998–2010

  All patients
  n %
Flaps   
 Total 342 100
 Free flaps 102 30
 Pedicled flaps 83 22
 Skin graft only 166 48
Amputations  
 Total 125 100
 Transfemoral 30 24
 Knee disarticulation 17 14
 Transtibial 74 59
 Ankle and foot 4 3