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Table 2 Surgical details on the three groups

From: Comparison of three plate system for lateral malleolar fixation

Subgroup Group A Group B Group C P-Value
Davis-Weber Type A  
Operation delay (hrs) 10.0 (5.5-130.0) 9.5 (6.0-106.0) 9.0 (4.75-172.5) 0.983a
Operation time (min) 44.4 ± 7.6 47.4 ± 11.0 47.3 ± 11.7 0.804b
Tourniquet time (min) 37.1 ± 7.9 41.4 ± 10.9 40.4 ± 11.8 0.696b
Plate length (holes) 6 6 6 /
Davis-Weber Type B  
Operation delay (hrs) 8.5 (6.0-148.5) 8.0 (5.5-105.0) 8.0 (6.0-107.0) 0.761a
Operation time (min) 44.5 ± 8.1 47.9 ± 8.4 48.5 ± 8.0 0.126b
Tourniquet time (min) 36.7 ± 7.8 40.4 ± 7.8 40.2 ± 7.1 0.102b
Plate length (holes) 6(6–7) 7(6–7) 7(6–7) 0.068a
Davis-Weber Type C  
Operation delay (hrs) 9.5 (4.75-104.0) 8.0 (5.0-80.5) 8.5 (5.0-144.0) 0.987a
Operation time (min) 45.9 ± 4.4 47.1 ± 3.9 48.9 ± 5.7 0.375b
Tourniquet time (min) 36.4 ± 4.5 39.4 ± 5.1 40.6 ± 6.4 0.222b
Plate length (holes) 7(7–8) 7(7–8) 7(7–8) 0.879a
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation (SD) or median with the P25 and P75 between brackets (numeric data).
  2. aData were analyzed using the Kruskal Waliis Test.
  3. bData were analyzed using the one-way ANOVA.