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Table 3 Radiographic analysis

From: Intramedullary nailing and plating osteosynthesis in the correction of post-traumatic deformity in late-diagnosed distal radius fractures: a retrospective comparison study

Items Group Aa
(N = 22)
Group Bb
(N = 25)
P value *
Radial height (mm)
 Preoperative 8.4 ± 2.8 7.2 ± 2.5 0.064
 Postoperativec 11.6 ± 2.6 10.2 ± 3 0.039
 Correctiond 3.3 ± 2.8 3 ± 2.1 0.357
Radial inclination (°)
 Preoperative 15.3 ± 5.6 12.7 ± 4 0.067
 Postoperative 20.8 ± 2.8 17.7 ± 4.1 0.004
 Correction 5.6 ± 5.1 5.1 ± 2.7 0.351
Volar tilt (°)
 Preoperative −6 ± 9.5 −3.7 ± 10.3 0.474
 Postoperative 3.8 ± 4.9 2.2 ± 3.3 0.215
 Correction 9.7 ± 8.9 8.3 ± 7.2 0.547
  1. *P-values in bold are considered statistically significant (p < 0.05)
  2. aGroup A: patients who underwent intramedullary nailing
  3. bGroup B: patients who underwent plating osteosynthesis
  4. cPostoperative 2-year
  5. dDeformity correction = postoperative value minus preoperative value of the evaluated parameter