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Table 2 Lower limb injuries details: type of injury and relative mortality

From: A cohort study on the incidence and outcome of pulmonary embolism in trauma and orthopedic patients

Type of lower limb injuries Pat. N Death
Femoral neck death 5 (5.9%)
Femoral diaphyseal fracture 2 0
Distal femur fracture 3 0
Tibial plateau fracture 9 (1) 1.2%
Tibial diaphyseal fracture 1 0
Ankle fracture 11 (1) 1.2%
Foot fracture death 2 (2.4%)
Multiple lower limb   
Fractures 5 0
Total meath 9 (10.7%)
  1. Pat. N, number of patients.