Table 1: Comparison of intercalary allograft reconstructions in the lower limb.

AuthorsPatients Fracture Infection Nonunion Grafts failed Graft survival rate at 5 y/10 y [%]

Zimel et al. [15]381 (2.6%)7 (18.4%) 6 (15.8%)15 (39.5%)70/53
Muscolo et al. [8]133 (23%)1 (7.8%)2 (15.4%)4 (30.8%)69.2% at 5.25 years
Muscolo et al. [16]5943 (5%)9 (15.3%)9 (15.3%)79/—
Deijkers et al. [18]3512 (34.3%) 3 (8.6%) 10 (28.6%)6 (17%)—/79
Chen et al. [14]132 (15.4%)06 (46.2%)1 (7.7%)92.3% at 5.5 years

Percentages in brackets.