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Table 1 Patient demographics and outcomes

From: Does a minimal invasive approach reduce anterior chest wall numbness and postoperative pain in plate fixation of clavicle fractures?

Group No Age Sex OTA Injury mechanism Incision length (mm) VAS 2nd pd Numbness (cm2) 2nd pd Numbness (cm2) 6 FU Plate length (mm) Incision-plate ratio (mm/mm) Numbness-plate ratio (mm2/mm) 2nd pd Numbness-plate ratio (mm2/mm) 6 FU
MOP 1 37 m B3.1 bicycle accident 70 4.5 6 4 110 0.64 5.45 3.64
  2 23 m B2.3 bicycle accident 60 2 8 3 94 0.64 8.51 3.19
  3 52 m B3.1 bicycle accident 75 3 9 4 124 0.60 7.26 3.23
  4 43 m C1.2 bicycle accident 45 4 0 0 81 0.56 0.00 0.00
  5 28 m C1.2 football accident 50 2 8 5 81 0.62 9.88 6.17
  6 35 m C1.2 bicycle accident 45 1 0 0 81 0.56 0.00 0.00
  7 25 m B3.1 bicycle accident 75 1 8 4 123 0.61 6.50 3.25
  8 25 f B2.3 fall 70 3 12 10 110 0.64 10.91 9.09
  9 42 m B2.3 bicycle accident 60 5 10 7 94 0.64 10.64 7.45
  10 46 m B1.2 bicycle accident 75 2 8 6 110 0.68 7.27 5.45
  11 36 m B2.3 bicycle accident 65 3 3 2 110 0.59 2.73 1.82
  12 27 m C1.2 fall 45 1 18 11 81 0.56 22.22 13.58
Mean   35     61.3 2.6 7.5 4.7 100 0.61 7.61 4.74
COP              
  1 30 m B1.2 fall 85 2 0 0 94 0.90 0.00 0.00
  2 50 m B2.3 vehicle accident 115 4 22 19 136 0.85 16.18 13.97
  3 62 m B2.2 epileptic seizure 115 0 11 10 136 0.85 8.09 7.35
  4 35 m B2.2 bicycle accident 95 4 0 0 110 0.86 0.00 0.00
  5 28 m B2.2 football accident 95 6 41 33 110 0.86 37.27 30.00
  6 40 m B2.2 bicycle accident 105 5 54 39 124 0.85 43.55 31.45
  7 27 m B2.2 bicycle accident 115 4 73 49 136 0.85 53.68 36.03
  8 78 f B3.1 fall 90 4 28 24 94 0.96 29.79 25.53
  9 22 m B2.3 vehicle accident 80 3 7 4 94 0.85 7.45 4.26
  10 62 m B3.1 motor bike accident 80 4 42 34 110 0.73 38.18 30.91
  11 30 m C1.1 bicycle accident 55 2 0 0 69 0.80 0.00 0.00
  12 33 m B2.3 bicycle accident 95 3 34 26 110 0.86 30.91 23.64
Mean   41     93.8 3.4 26 19.8 110 0.85 22.1 16.93
  1. MOP mini open plating, COP conventional open plating, No Number, M male, F female, OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Association, VAS Visual Analog Scale, 2nd pd second postoperative day, 6 FU six months follow-up, Written informed consent was obtained from each patient to publish their data and information