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Review Article

The Induced Membrane Technique for the Management of Segmental Tibial Defect or Nonunion: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table 2

Patient demographics and preoperative characteristics.

StudyDesign of Cases1Age2Sex3EtiologyDefect length (cm)
Inf.N-Inf.

Apard et al. [10]Retrospective12/1240.7 (18-74)10/12758.67 (5-15)
Donegan et al. [11]Retrospective6/1151 (31-84)5/6336.25 (4-8)
El Afly et al. [15]Prospective13/1743.6 (26-58)11/131307.92 (5-11)
Gupta et al. [16]Prospective9/935.4 (18-55)7/9815.26 (3.3-8.5)
Olesen et al. [17]Retrospective6/850.5 (41-70)5/6245.88 (2.9-9.3)
Stafford et al. [12]Retrospective19/2538.7 (23-58)16/195144.76 (1-20)
Giannoudis et al. [18]Prospective11/4339.7 (18-63)7/11744.49 (3.5-7.5)
Zoller et al. [19]Retrospective8/935.4 (22-53)6/8356 (3-10)
Ma et al. [20]Retrospective15/1553.5 (35-72)12/152130.97 (0-3.5)
Cho et al. [21]Retrospective11/2149.7 (31-74)10/111107.52 (3.4-15.9)
Sasaki et al. [22]Retrospective5/745.2 (24-77)5/5504.9 (2.5-6)
Total115/17794/1156649

Inf.: infected non-union; N-inf.: noninfected nonunion. 1Values were given as the number of patients with a tibial defect/total number of patients in each study. 2Values were given according to the year as the mean age and age range of patients with only a tibial defect. 3Values were given as the number of male patients/total number of patients included in this review.

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