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Table 1 Characteristics of the 44 patients

From: Intramedullary reaming modality for management of postoperative long bone infection: a prospective randomized controlled trial in 44 patients

Features
Age, years (SD)34.8 ± 10.8
Gender, n (%)
 Male38 (86)
 Diabetes (%)1 (2.3)
 Smoking (%)6 (14)
Type of accident, n (%)
 Motorcycle collision28 (63.6)
 Overwhelmed7 (16)
 Car collision4 (9.1)
 Fall from height3 (6.8)
 Injury by firearm2 (4.5)
Bone*, n (%)
 Tibia29 (64.4)
 Femur16 (35.6)
 Exposed fracture*, n (%)33 (73.3)
 External osteosynthesis* n (%)31 (68.9)
  1. Continuous variables are described in mean ± standard deviation; variables are described in number (proportion). * Analysis on 45 implants