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Table 2 Details of reoperations for the WBAT (n = 6) and RWB (n = 2) groups

From: Immediate weight-bearing is safe following lateral locked plate fixation of periprosthetic distal femoral fractures

Age (years) Sex Fracture features Construct Reduction MoF Cause Mx
WBAT
 68 Female Su III
Medial comminution
LLP
13 hole; 5 proximal screws
Extended Refracture New fracture at proximal plate tip DFR
 87 Female Su II LLP
8 hole; cables;
4 proximal screws
Anatomic NU and plate fracture Excessive soft tissue stripping Refix (IMN)
 75 Female Su III
Medial comminution
LLP
13 hole; 4 proximal screws
Golf-club deformity Early fixation failure Coronal plane malreduction, medial comminution DFR
 79 Female Su I LLP
8 hole;
3 proximal screws
Anatomic Early fixation failure Inadequate fixation Refix (LLP)
 83 Female Su II
Medial comminution
LLP and cables Slight varus NU and plate fracture Medial comminution Refix (dual plating)
 86 Female Su II LLP
8 hole;
4 proximal screws
Extended Infection Deep infection, tibial collapse Revision TKA (Total Stabiliser)
RWB
 71 Female Su III
Interprosthetic
Medial comminution
LLP
13 hole; lag screws; 6 proximal screws
Golf club, varus NU and Plate fracture Coronal plane malreduction
Mixed modes of fixation
DFR
 75 Female Su II LLP
13 hole; lag screws; 5 proximal screws
Anatomic NU and plate fracture Mixed modes of fixation Refix (dual plating)
  1. 0 - Full mobility
  2. 1 - Walking with assistance
  3. 2 - Walking with assistance for short periods only
  4. 3 - Walking with assistance for ADLs/appointments onl
  5. 4 - Confined to wheelchair
  6. 5 - Bedridden