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Table 1 Clinical data

From: Open reduction and internal fixation of humeral midshaft fractures: anterior versus posterior plate fixation

Plate location:anterior (Group A)posterior (Group B)
Number of patientsN = 33N = 25
Age64.2 ± 19.554.8 ± 25.2
BMI26.7 ± 527.61 ± 5.6
ASA2.2 ± 0.72 ± 1
Sex
 male1614
 female1711
OTA – classification
 Type A22 (67.65%)16 (64%)
  Type A11112
  Type A22
  Type A3112
 Type B7 (20.59%)7 (28%)
  Type B135
  Type B222
  Type B322
 Type C4 (11.76%)2 (8%)
  Type C122
  Type C22
  Type C3
Open fracture4 (12.12%)2 (8%)
 Gustilo type 141
 Gustilo type 2
 Gustilo type 31
Primary radial palsy5 / 33 (15.15%)7 / 25 (28%)