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Table 3 Total number of amputations related to previous reconstructive surgery, n = patients

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

  No amputation Total amputations Early amputation <3 months Late amputation >3 months
  n n % n % n %
Flaps        
No flap 3,367 68 2 50 2 18 0.5
Free flap 93 9 9 3 3 6 6
Pedicled flap 76 7 10 3 4 4 5
Skin graft only 155 11 7 8 5 3 2
All reconstructions 315 25 7 13 4 12 4
  1. Some patients have undergone several procedures.