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Table 2 Follow-up data for 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

ParameterEF (n = 146)KW (n = 117)P Value
Hardware removal, weeks6.5 ± 1.16.6 ± 1.10.492
Pin tract infection (%)10.310.30.997
Tendon Irritation (%)019.7< 0.001*
Forearm pronation (°)87.2 ± 1.687.2 ± 1.60.932
Forearm supination (°)87.6 ± 1.787.7 ± 1.70.596
DASH score12.3 ± 1.712.7 ± 1.70.086
Angulation(°)2.5 ± 1.63.8 ± 2.3< 0.001*
Volar tilt(°)6.6 ± 1.11.0 ± 1.5< 0.001*
  1. Data shown as mean ± SD or N(%)
  2. Angulation = angulation on frontal plane
  3. * < 0.01