Table 2: Comparison of intercalary reconstructions with massive allograft and vascularised fibula in the lower limb.

Author Patients Complications donor siteInfection Fracture Nonunion Failure Reconstruction survival

Presented results122 in 2 pat2 (16.6%)4 (33.3%) 4 (33.3%)0100% at ~3.5 years
Capanna et al. [30]90n.s7 (7.5%)12 (13.3%) 8 (8.8%)6 (6.5%)93.3% at ~9 years
Li et al. [32]1110 in 5 pat001 (9%)1 (9%)90.9% at ~2.8 years
Jager et al. [33]77 in 6 pat1 (14.28%) 1 (14.28%)2 (28.5%)0100% at ~3.7 years
Li et al. [31]84 in 2 pat002 (25%)1 (12.5%)87.5% at ~3.2 years
Innocenti et al. [34]215 in 4 pat1 (4.7%)6 (28.5%)2 (9.5%)4 (19%)80.9% at 10 years
Abed et al. [35]256 in 5 pat1 (4%)9 (36%)1 (4%)5 (20%)79% at 5 years
Moran et al. [36]71 in 1 pat02 (28.6%) 2 (28.5%)0100% at ~4.3 years
Bernd et al. [37]161 in 1 pat2 (12.5%)1 (6.25%) 5 (31.3%)1 (6.3%)93.75% at ~5 years
Hennen et al. [38]1001 (10%)01 (10%)2 (20%)80% at ~2.6 years
Ozaki et al. [39]12n.s04 (33%)n.s0100% at ~2.6 years

n.s: not specified; Percentages in brackets.