Skip to main content

Table 6 Follow-up data for children with isolated radial MDJ fracture 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 = 116)KW (n = 94)P Value
Hardware removal, weeks6.5 ± 1.16.6 ± 1.20.677
Pin tract infection (%)10.311.70.756
Tendon Irritation (%)018.1< 0.001*
Forearm pronation (°)87.2 ± 1.787.2 ± 1.70.991
Forearm supination (°)87.6 ± 1.787.9 ± 1.70.155
DASH score12.3 ± 1.712.7 ± 1.70.112
Angulation(°)2.5 ± 1.73.6 ± 2.2< 0.001*
Volar tilt(°)6.7 ± 1.10.9 ± 1.5< 0.001*
  1. Data shown as mean ± SD or N(%)
  2. Angulation = angulation on frontal plane
  3. * < 0.01