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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the patients with posttraumatic and non-traumatic stiffness (mean ± SD or n)

From: Arthroscopic arthrolysis of posttraumatic and non-traumatic elbow stiffness offers comparable clinical outcomes

Parameters Posttraumatic group (n = 75) Non-traumatic group (n = 68) P value
Age (years) 32.1 ± 10.3 (12–55) 34.7 ± 9.4 (17–58) 0.12
Male/Female (n) 52/23 38/30  
Dominant/Non-dominant (n) 48/27 40/28  
Duration of Stiffness (months) 18.9 ± 21.3 (6–120) 25.0 ± 19.6 (6–120) 0.08
Follow-up (months) 45.3 ± 19.3 (24–90) 44.2 ± 14.4 (24–81) 0.71
Etiology of Stiffness Distal humerus fracture (31) Synovial chondromatosis (19)  
Proximal ulna fracture (19) Overuse syndrome (17)
Proximal radius fracture (10) Osteoarthritis (15)
Humerus and ulna fractures (6) Rheumatoid arthritis (10)
Radius and Ulna fractures (4) Tuberculosis (4)
Dislocation (3) Gout (3)
Heterotrophic ossification (2)  
  1. SD Standard Deviation; n Number of cases;