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PWB insurgically treated trauma patients with peri- and/or intra-articular fractures of the lower extremities is cost effective 113 Table 8.4 Rehabilitation outcome measures and post-operative complications in the PWB and RWB groups. PWB (N=53) RWB (N=53) Total (N=106) p Rehabilitation outcome measures: Median OPD (IQR), in hours FWB within 12 weeks (%), N Median time to FWB (IQR), in weeks N who completed rehabilitation within 26 weeks (%) 25 (13.0-46.8) 52 (98.1) 4.0 (2.0-7.0) 30 (65.2) 41 (28.5-57.5) 30 (56.6) 13.0 (9.0-15.0) 16 (34.8) 33 (18.5-52.0) 82 (77.4) 8.0 (4.0-13.0) 46 (43.4) 0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 Total post-operative complications (%) Non-unions Secondary dislocations Superficial wound infections Deep wound infection Removal of osteosynthesis material 6 (11.3) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.9) 3 (5.7) 1 (1.9) 1 (1.9) 11 (20.8) 1 (1.9) 2 (3.8) 6 (11.3) 1 (1.9) 1 (1.9) 17 (16.0) 1 (0.9) 3 (2.8) 9 (8.5) 2 (1.9) 2 (1.9) 0.19 Abbreviation: PWB, permissive weight bearing; RWB, restricted weight bearing; N, number of subjects; IQR, interquartile range; OPD, outpatient physiotherapy duration; FWB, full weight bearing. A B Figure 8.2 A. Cost-effectiveness acceptability curve ICER total costs. B. Cost-effectiveness acceptability curve ICUR total costs..

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