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Table 2 Mean values of various radiographic parameters of the fractures treated with plaster cast, according to the type of carpal malalignment (n= 86)

From: Carpal alignment in distal radial fractures

  Midcarpal malalignment Radio-carpal malalignment
  Pre-reduction Mean(SD) Immediate post-reduction Mean(SD) one year post-reduction Mean(SD) Pre-reduction Mean(SD) Immediate post-reduction Mean(SD) one year post-reduction Mean(SD)
Radial angulation in degrees 12.29 (6.27) 19.73 (4.19) 17.26 (5.12) 13.34 (5.74) 18.66 (6.21) 15.23 (4.78)
Radial length in mm 5.22 (2.78) 8.19 (3.42) 6.79 (3.37) 3.82 (1.63) 6.21 (3.41) 5.17 (3.29)
Dorsal tilt in degrees 22.32 (10.14) 1.23 (7.15) 7.12 (8.16) 24.43 (7.51) 9.21 (5.47) 20.53 (7.87)
Scapho-lunate angle in degrees (degrees) 62.78 (12.18) 49.55 (11.34) 57.11 (15.18) 47.93 (7.27) 47.05 (8.22) 48.82 (7.73)
Radio-lunate angle in degrees 21.61 (10. 31) 8.07 (5.73) 17.46 (7.21) 2.21 (1.23) 2.07 (1.59) 2.92 (1.87)
ERLF in degrees 10.02 (2.11) 11. 23 (2.17) 13.24 (2.81) 31.21 (9.03) 19.41 (6.07) 26.72 (9.47)