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Table 4 Severity of injury_outcome_control_PNI

From: Nerve trauma of the lower extremity: evaluation of 60,422 leg injured patients from the TraumaRegister DGU® between 2002 and 2015

  control group PNI group
mean/median ISS 22,1/19,0 (SD 11,3) 22,7/20,0 (SD 11,2)
ICU treatment (%) 86,5 (CI 85,7–87,2) 95,5 (CI 89,7–100,0)
mean/median hospital stay (days) 28,2/22,0 (SD 23,3) 40,5/33,0 (SD 29,0)
GOS 2/3 (%) 11,2 (CI 10,9–11,5) 10,4 (CI 8,5–12,6)
GOS 4/5 (%) 88,8 (CI 87,9–89,6) 89,6 (CI 83,9–95,6)
discharge_home (%) 48,8 (CI 48,2–49,4) 39,5 (CI 35,8–43,5)
discharge_rehabilitation (%) 34,3 (CI 33,8–34,8) 45,4 (CI 41,4–49,6)
discharge_hospital (%) 13,0 (CI 12,7–13,4) 11,5 (CI 9,6–13,8)
discharge_other (%) 3,9 (CI 3,7–4,0) 3,6 (CI 2,6–5,0)
  1. Table_severity of injury_outcome_control_PNI: Lower extremity trauma cases with peripheral nerve injury (PNI group) are compared with leg trauma cases without recorded nerve damage (control group) regarding severity of injury and distinctive outcome variables
  2. ISS Injury Severity Score, ICU Intensive Care Unit, GOS Glasgow Outcome Scale, SD standard deviation, CI confidence interval of 95%