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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of knee joint distraction patients with or without cadoxemer iodine (Iodosorb®)

From: Reduction of pin tract infections during external fixation using cadexomer iodine

  Without Iodosorb®
(n = 33)
With Iodosorb®
(n = 34)
p-value
Age, mean ± SD 52.0 ± 7.0 52.9 ± 7.6 0.624
Male gender, n (%) 14 (42) 19 (56) 0.271
BMI, mean ± SD 27.0 ± 3.0 27.9 ± 2.8 0.259
Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 1 (3) 1 (3) 0.983
Smoking status, n (%)    0.921
 - Never 20 (61) 19 (56)  
 - Former 12 (36) 14 (41)  
 - Current 1 (3) 1 (3)  
Left leg, n (%) 11 (33) 16 (47) 0.252