Associated extremity injuries included bone, 15%; soft tissue and muscle, 11%; and nerve, 7%. Sixty patients (26%) had fasciotomies. Arterial thrombosis occurred in five superficial repairs. Eighteen repaired veins thrombosed--eight of 61 simple (lateral venorrhaphy) and ten of 50 complex repairs. Thirty-four percent of patients with a repaired venous injury had clinical evidence of postoperative venous morbidity--deep vein thrombosis.