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Table 4 Stabilometric results in patients who managed to complete the stabilometric test 14 months postoperatively and in an age-and gender-matched control group

From: Balance in single-limb stance after surgically treated ankle fractures: a 14-month follow-up

  Patients Controls   Patients Controls  
  Injured leg n = 40 Side-matched leg (injured) n = 40 P-value Uninjured leg n = 40 Side-matched leg (uninjured) n = 40 P-value
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)   Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Frontal plane       
AS (mm/s) 26.2 (6.3) 26.6 (6.8) 0.797 25.5 (5.5) 27.0 (7.4) 0.311
DEV 10 (n) 5.2 (4.2) 5.3 (3.9) 0.891 4.9 (2.8) 5.2 (4.6) 0.684
Sagittal plane       
AS (mm/s) 24.4 (7.2) 26.7 (10.6) 0.249 22.4 (5.6) 25.9 (6.4) 0.010
DEV 10 (n) 6.4 (4.0) 6.6 (4.4) 0.812 5.7 (2.7) 6.6 (2.9) 0.163
  1. AS = average speed; DEV 10 = number of movements exceeding 10 mm