Table 6

Injuries to children receiving an intervention in those papers that recorded them

Skin changesOther injuries
RefAuthorPain/
swelling/
erythema
Partial thickness skin injuryFull thickness skin injuryTendonNerveVascularCompartment SyndromeAmputation
Gault technique studies
12Kostogloudis et al127 (post)6 (post)1 (pre)1 (pre)
17Andrés et al17 (early)3 (post)
21Casanova et al2110 (pre)1 (pre)3 (post)
Total1081200110
Debridement+further surgery
10Falcone et al1016 (pre)
13Sung and Lee131 (pre)2 (pre)2 (pre)+7 (post)
15Compaña et al153 (pre)
17Andrés et al17 (late)5 (pre)
18
19
Linder et al18 1918 (pre)
20Upton et al207 (?)2 (?)1 (?)
22von Heimburg and Pallua225 (pre)
23Weiss et al234 (pre)
25Boyar and Galiczewski254 (pre)
29Cho et al292 (pre)
30Onesti et al 3018 (pre)8 (pre)
31Firat et al319 (pre)
33Sivrioglu and Irkoren339 (pre)
Total12010020001
Hyaluronidase injections
28Cochran et al281 (post)
26Yan et al2617 (pre)1 (pre)
34Yan et al345 (pre)3 (pre)1 (pre)
Total224200000
Overall totals333211420111
  • ‘?’, unclear whether preintervention or postintervention.

  • ’pre’, preintervention.

  • ’post’, postintervention.