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Table 4 Outcomes of patients with a PMF fragment size < 15%

From: Comparison of the efficacy of posterior-anterior screws, anterior-posterior screws and a posterior-anterior plate in the fixation of posterior malleolar fractures with a fragment size of ≥ 15 and < 15%

  Posterior-anterior (PA) screw(n = 41) Anterior-posterior (AP) screw(n = 31) Posterior plate (n = 35) χ2 P
AOFAS score 92.3 [88.0,94.9] 91.9 [89.7,94.0] 84.1 [80.5,86.5] ** 39.552 0.000
Dorsiflexion restriction 5.1 [3.8,6.1] 4.7 [3.7,6.6] 6.3 [5.1,7.9] * 13.282 0.001
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, vs posterior-anterior (PA) screw group; P < 0.05, P < 0.01, vs anterior-posterior (AP) screw group