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Table 2 Comparison of clinical results

From: Comparison of the efficacy of a distal clavicular locking plate with and without a suture anchor in the treatment of Neer IIb distal clavicle fractures

  Number of patients Constant score of last follow up (points) postoperative Constant score (points) Union time (week) Complication rate
  Pain ADL Mobility Strength 1month 3months 6 months   
Group A 18 13.9 ± 2.1 18.9 ± 1.2 37.7 ± 2.1 24.2 ± 2.0 90.1 ± 3.8 93 ± 3.9 93.4 ± 4.0 13.9 ± 2.3 16.7%
Group B 16 12.5 ± 4.1 18.6 ± 1.6 35.5 ± 3.5 23.4 ± 2.4 84.2 ± 7.4 87.5 ± 8.9 87.9 ± 9.2 16.1 ± 3.0 31.2%
F value 1.230 0.623 2.189 1.060 2.871 2.285 2.213 −2.415 0.355
P value 0.232 0.538 0.039 0.297 0.009 0.033 0.039 0.022 0.551
  1. A p-value< 0.05 was taken to indicate a statistically significant difference