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Table 4 Preoperative and postoperative Mallet scoring.

From: Does preoperative abduction value affect functional outcome of combined muscle transfer and release procedures in obstetrical palsy patients with shoulder involvement?

  Mallet Classification
  Abduction External Rotation Hand to Head Hand to Mouth Hand to Back
  Preop Postop Preop Postop Preop Postop Preop Postop Preop Postop
Group I (n = 37) 2.8# 3.9* 2.5 3.9* 2.1# 3.6* 2.5# 3.5* 2.5 2.2*
Group II (n = 9) 3.5# 4* 2.8 4* 2.7# 4* 3.2# 3.5 2.8 2.1*
  1. "*" sign represents significant difference between pre and postoperative values in the groups and "#" sign represents significant difference between Group I and Group II.