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Table 1 Comparison of the general characteristics of the two groups

From: Comparison of percutaneous cannulated screw fixation and calcium sulfate cement grafting versus minimally invasive sinus tarsi approach and plate fixation for displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures: a prospective randomized controlled trial

General information PR+CSC Group MISTA Group P Value
N = 42 N = 38  
Age (yr) 39.5 ± 10.5 40.7 ± 10.3 0.642
Sex    0.702
 Male 34 32  
 Female 8 6  
Sanders classification    0.768
 Type-II 32 30  
 Type-III 10 8  
Side of injured    0.330
 Right 22 24  
 Left 20 14  
Injury mechanism    0.754
 Falling accident 30 30  
 Traffic accident 8 6  
 Other causes 4 2  
Time to operation (days) 2.9 ± 1.1 4.3 ± 1.4 < 0.001
Operation time (min) 39.7 ± 7.6 64.2 ± 8.6 < 0.001