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Table 1 Demographic and clinical variables according to the type of treatment

From: Use of resources and costs associated with the treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture at an orthopedics and traumatology surgery department in Denia (Spain): collagenase clostridium hystolyticum versus subtotal fasciectomy

Variable FSC (N = 48) CCH (N = 43)
Age (mean + SD) 65.9 (9.2) 65.1 (9.7)
Sex (male%) 83.3 88.4
Number of affected digits 64 50
Affected digits (average per patient) 1.33 (0.48) 1.16 (0.4)
Affectation 48 (100%) 43 (100%)
MCP 5 (10.4%) 7 (16.3%)
PIP 14 (29.2%) 12 (27.9%)
MCP + PIP 29 (60.4%) 24 (55.8%)
Contracture   
MCP 34 (70,8%) 31 (72,1%)
20-30 6 (17.6%) 8 (25.8%)
30-60 13 (38.2%) 10 (41.9%)
>60 15 (44.1%) 13 (41.9%)
PIP 43 (89,6%) 36 (83,7%)
20-30 9 (20.9%) 6 (16.6%)
30-60 20 (46.5%) 16 (44.4%)
>60 14 (32.5%) 14 (38.8%)
Tubiana’s classification [16] of treated radius 1 = 3 1 = 0
  2 = 28 2 = 20
  3 = 16 3 = 23
  4 = 1 4 = 0
  1. No statistically significant differences between groups (p > 0.05).