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Table 6 Summary of complications following treatment

From: A randomised feasibility trial comparing needle fasciotomy with limited fasciectomy treatment for Dupuytren’s contractures

 NF group
(N = 38)
LF group
(N = 33)
6 weeks post-surgery
Delayed wound healing02
Numbness12
Loss of flexion in operated finger11
Loss of flexion in one or more fingers23
Complete division of flexor tendon00
Complex regional pain syndrome00
Other complication11
6 months post-surgery
Delayed wound healing00
Numbness30
Loss of flexion in operated finger24
Loss of flexion in one or more fingers23
Complete division of flexor tendon00
Complex regional pain syndrome00
Loss of finger00
Other complication41
  1. Data are number of participants with complications. Numbness was not quantified and does not necessarily indicate a digital nerve injury