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Table 2 Absolute changes of radiographic parameters from preoperative to last FU in Group 1 (intact ATFL) and 2 (injured ATFL)

From: Anterior talofibular ligament lesion is associated with increased flat foot deformity but does not affect correction by lateral calcaneal lengthening

  Group 1 Group 2
Talometatarsale-angle (°)
 Median −4.0 − 4.0
 Min - max −11.0 – 0.5 − 16.5 – 9.5
p-Value 0.829
Calcaneal inclination angle (°)
 Median 2.0 2.0
 Min - max −1.5 – 7.0 −2.5 – 8.5
p-Value 0.493
Talocalcaneal-angle (°)
 Median 0.25 −1.0
 Min - max −10.5 – 7.5 − 14.5 – 10.0
p-Value 0.544
Talonavicular uncoverage angle (°)
 Median −11.75 −13.75
 Min - max −25.5 – 6.5 −35.0 – 6.0
p-Value 0.603