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Table 2 Clinical outcome of the patients

From: Biodegradable pins for lateral condylar fracture of the humerus with an early delayed presentation in children: a retrospective study of biodegradable pin vs. Kirschner wire

Clinical outcomes KW (n = 17) BP (n = 26) P value
Baumann’s angle 19.2 ± 4.7 17.6 ± 4.5 0.272
Carrying angle 5.2 ± 3.2 5.3 ± 2.8 0.911
Preoperative MEPS 64.6 ± 3.1 65.4 ± 2.6 0.409
MEPS at last follow-up 91.1 ± 2.7 89.2 ± 3.0 0.048*
  1. *< 0.05