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Table 1 Table shows summary of different variables of our represented cases with means of values

From: Sternal reconstruction using locking compression plates (LCP): our experience in Egypt, a case series

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 Median
Age (years) 45 50 45 55 42 45
Pain Score (Post-Operative) 1 1 Unreliablea 2 2 1.5
Operative Time (minutes) 120 100 90 130 150 120
Ex-tubation (minutes) 120 120 60 120 120 120
Hospital Stay (Days) 2 2 40b 3 2 N\Ab
  1. aPain score for third case is unreliable due to High Associated injury scale (AIS) score. Patient suffered from spinal trauma with sensory loss at level T10 dermatome with cervical vertebrae injury
  2. bIncreased length of hospital stay is due to associated injuries