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Table 2 Distribution of complications after intramedullary nailing and plate fixation of distal tibiofibular fractures

From: Complications after surgical management of distal lower leg fractures

Complication IMN Plate Fixation
Wound Infection 2 9
Compartment Syndrome 7 0
Delayed Osseous Healing 19 0
Valgus Deformity 0 5
Synostosis 8 5
Non-Union 8 4
total 44 28
  1. Development of a postoperative compartment syndrome may be due to preoperative soft tissue conditionssignificance (p < 0.05), p < 0.006
  2. Wilcoxon Test