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Table 4 Surgical complications

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 Group Bb P-value *
Patients with complications 5 (23%) 10 (40%) 0.205
Paresthesia 4 (18%) 2 (8%) 0.297
Superficial infection 0 2 (8%) 0.161
Implant related 2 (9%) 9 (36%) 0.030
 Migration 2 (9%) 3 (12%)  
 Removal 0 (0%) 6 (24%)  
  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