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Table 2 Results of the two groups after each follow-up

From: Comparison of the outcomes of cannulated screws vs. modified tension band wiring fixation techniques in the management of mildly displaced patellar fractures

  CRCF (n = 26) ORTF (n = 26) P value
Pain (VAS)    
   3 2.6 ± 2.1 4.5 ± 2.7 0.006
   6 1.4 ± 2.1 3.2 ± 2.8 0.013
   12 0.5 ± 1.1 1.1 ± 1.9 0.160
Flexion (°)    
   3 109.0 ± 10.5 100.2 ± 12.0 0.007
   6 138.3 ± 10.9 127.7 ± 16.6 0.009
   12 140.4 ± 10.3 136.9 ± 11.0 0.246
ROM (°)    
   3 104.8 ± 13.8 93.9 ± 15.1 0.009
   6 136.7 ± 12.7 125.2 ± 18.5 0.012
   12 139.2 ± 11.8 135.0 ± 12.7 0.219
Lysholm score    
   3 84.4 ± 5.8 79.0 ± 5.3 0.001
   6 86.7 ± 6.4 81.5 ± 4.6 0.002
   12 93.2 ± 5.3 89.8 ± 6.2 0.039
  1. CRCF closed reduction and percutaneous cannulated screwfixation, ORTF open reduction and modified tension band fixation, VAS visual analog scale, ROM range of motion
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