Table 1: Patient data and results.

PatientSex/age, yReason for being bedriddenParalytic stateFollow-up time, monthDefect size, cm2Operating time, minEstimated blood loss, ccComplicationsRecurrenceMuscle thickness, mm
(2–4 weeks postop)
Muscle thickness, mm
(4–6 months postop)

1M/62Spinal cord injuryQuadriplegia12 849050NoneNone8.428.19
2M/72Cerebrovascular accidentHemiplegia13 28983100SeromaNone7.337.45
3M/26Spinal cord injuryParaplegia16 12018050NoneNone11.210.42
4M/55Spinal cord injuryQuadriplegia12 8010250NoneNone9.829.75
5F/55Spinal cord injuryQuadriplegia15 1959075NoneNone10.2510.33
6M/60Spinal cord injuryQuadriplegia12 210150100NoneNone8.828.76
7M/76Cerebrovascular accidentQuadriplegia14 7711575NoneNone9.529.49
8F/43Spinal cord injuryParaplegia13 156180100SeromaOnce7.227.88
9F/13Brain tumourQuadriplegia18 2089075NoneNone10.9510.43
10M/81Cerebrovascular accidentHemiplegia9342180150NoneNone9.879.78
11F/64Cerebrovascular accidentQuadriplegia12 12012075NoneNone8.388.12
12F/34Anorexia nervosaNone15 779550NoneNone11.2411.06
13F/39Spinal cord injuryParaplegia16 16988100HematomaNone9.528.32

Average13.6 164130.25817.7% (1/13)9.439.22

F: female; M: male; postop: postoperative.