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Table 5 Demographic and clinical parameters of children with isolated 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 = 116)KW (n = 94)P Value
Age, years12.2 ± 1.411.9 ± 1.50.074
Sex, male/female81/3561/330.441
Body Weight (kg)33.7 ± 4.333.6 ± 4.80.859
Fracture side, L/R64/5260/340.204
Duration of surgery, min30.2 ± 6.244.7 ± 9.4< 0.001*
Images taken during the operation6.5 ± 1.111.6 ± 2.2< 0.001*
From injury to surgery (d)5.0 ± 1.45.3 ± 1.40.114
  1. EF External fixator, KW Kirschner wire
  2. Data shown as mean ± SD or N(%)
  3. * < 0.01