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Table 3 Subjective parameters of the constant score

From: Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis with a locking compression plate is superior to open reduction and internal fixation in the management of the proximal humerus fractures

Score 3 months 6 months 12 months
  MIPO (n = 43) ORIF (n = 43) P value MIPO (n = 43) ORIF (n = 43) P value MIPO (n = 43) ORIF (n = 43) P value
Pain 8.8 ± 3.4 7.2 ± 2.9 0.020 12.8 ± 3.1 11.3 ± 3.3 0.007 13.3 ± 2.8 12.8 ± 3.2 0.373
ADL 14.5 ± 3.0 12.8 ± 2.8 0.012 15.6 ± 3.3 14.0 ± 2.7 0.039 17.1 ± 3.1 16.0 ± 2.9 0.073
ROM 25.6 ± 3.9 23.6 ± 4.0 0.022 29.7 ± 4.1 26.9 ± 4.1 0.002 30.3 ± 3.6 29.7 ± 4.1 0.438
Strength 8.23 ± 2.3 7.9 ± 2.2 0.536 9.7 ± 3.1 10.2 ± 2.9 0.195 11.5 ± 3.2 12.3 ± 3.4 0.287
Total 57.1 ± 12 51.6 ± 14 0.033 67.7 ± 14 62.0 ± 14 0.040 72.5 ± 12 71.2 ± 14 0.652
  1. ADL activities of daily living; ROM range of motion.