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Table 11 The correlation between time of surgical procedure and the degree of the underdevelopment of upper extremity

From: The effect of perinatal brachial plexus lesion on upper limb development

Examited parameters r = p =
TS* / ACSa (%) 0.074630 0.630191
TS* / FCSb (%) 0.295188 0.051742
TS* / ALSc (%) -0.212970 0.165138
TS* / FLSd (%) -0.366972 0.134134
TS* / HLSe (%) -0.273343 0.272419
TS* / HWSf (%) 0.324802 0.105456
  1. a- arm circumference on sick side (in % in relation to healthy side).
  2. b- forearm circumference on sick side (in % in relation to healthy side).
  3. c- arm length on sick side (in % in relation to healthy side).
  4. d- forearm length on sick side (in % in relation to healthy side).
  5. e- hand length on sick side (in % in relation to healthy side).
  6. f- hand width on sick side (in % in relation to healthy side).
  7. *- time of surgery.