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Table 3 Summary of comparable published series

From: Distraction ligamentotaxis for complex proximal interphalangeal joint fracture dislocations: a clinical study and the modified pins rubber band traction system revisited

Author Distraction technique Number of patients Mean active PIPJ ROM (°) Infection rate (%)
Suzuki et al. [6] Suzuki PRTS 5 80 unknown
De Soras et al. [4] Suzuki PRTS 11 84 9
De Smet & Fabry [22] Suzuki PRTS 5 63 20
Majumber et al. [29] Suzuki PRTS 14 74 21
Duteille et al. [11] Suzuki PRTS 20 86 5
Deshmukh et al. [5] Deshmukh PRTS 13 85 15
Keramidas et al. [1] Suzuki PRTS 11 84 18
Ellis et al. [12] Slade PRTS 8 88 13
Agarwal et al. [24] Suzuki PRTS 25 67† 28
Ruland et al. [16] Slade PRTS 34 88† 24
Kneser et al. [30] Suzuki PRTS 5 74 20
Debus et al. [23] Suzuki PRTS 15 66 20
Finsen [25] Suzuki PRTS 18 72 17
Current series Deshmukh PRTS 20 62 21
  1. PIPJ proximal interphalangeal joint, PRTS pin and rubber band traction system, ROM range of motion
  2. †Not specified in publication if measured ROM was active or passive