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Table 3 Demographic and clinical parameters of children with distal forearm both-bone fractures

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 = 30)KW (n = 23)P Value
Age, years11.7 ± 1.312.2 ± 1.60.187
Sex, male/female20/1015/80.907
Body Weight (kg)33.1 ± 3.935.1 ± 4.80.111
Fracture side, L/R20/1014/90.644
Duration of surgery, min31.9 ± 5.944.2 ± 9.6< 0.001*
Images taken during the operation6.6 ± 1.112.4 ± 2.4< 0.001*
From injury to surgery (d)5.6 ± 1.35.3 ± 1.20.460
  1. EF External fixator, KW Kirschner wire
  2. Data shown as mean ± SD or N(%)
  3. * < 0.01