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Table 2 MDT treatment recommendations for limb preservation

From: Multidisciplinary team meetings for patients with complex extremity defects: a retrospective analysis of treatment recommendations and prognostic factors for non-implementation

Variables Patients n = 51
Vascular surgery intervention 11 (21.6%)
Arteriovenous loop 2 (3.9%)
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty 1 (2%)
Angiography 4 (7.8%)
Vessel-extension by vein graft 2 (3.9%)
Plastic surgery intervention 29 (56.9%)
Free flaps 26 (51.0%)
Chimeric parascapular and latissimus flap 8 (15.7%)
Free groin flap 1 (2.0%)
Free iliac crest flap 1 (2.0%)
Latissimus dorsi flap 7 (13.7%)
Anterior lateral thigh flap 4 (7.8%)
Parascapular flap 2 (3.9%)
Rectus abdominis flap 1 (2.0%)
Free fibular flap 2 (3.9%)
Pedicled flap 3 (5.9%)
Trauma surgery intervention 20 (39.2%)
Osteosynthesis 10 (19.6%)
Antibiotic spacer removal 1 (2.0%)
Antibiotic spacer implantation 3 (5.9%)
Bone debridement 7 (13.7%)
Arthrodesis 4 (13.7%)
Endoprosthesis 1 (2.0%)
Resection arthroplasty 3 (5.9%)
Bioactive glass scaffold implantation 1 (2.0%)
Autogenous Bone grafting 3 (5.9%)
Allogeneic Bone grafting 1 (2%)
Implant removal 7 (13.7%)
Other intervention 5 (9.8%)
Intraoperative demonstration 1 (2%)
Home vacuum therapy 4 (7.8%)
  1. MDT multidisciplinary team