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Table 1 Demographic and clinical parameters of children with radial MDJ fractures in EF and KW group

From: Fixation of delayed distal radial fracture involving metaphyseal diaphyseal junction in adolescents: a comparative study of crossed Kirschner-wiring and non-bridging external fixator

ParametersEF (n = 146)KW(n = 117)P Value
Age, years12.1 ± 1.411.9 ± 1.50.322
Sex, male/female101/4576/410.469
Body Weight (kg)33.6 ± 4.233.9 ± 4.90.583
Fracture side, L/R84/6274/430.347
Combined ulnar fracture (%)20.519.70.858
Duration of surgery, min30.5 ± 6.144.6 ± 9.4< 0.001*
Images taken during the operation6.5 ± 1.111.8 ± 2.3< 0.001*
From injury to surgery (d)5.1 ± 1.45.3 ± 1.40.266
  1. Data shown as mean ± SD or N(%)
  2. * < 0.01