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Table 2 Post-operative Outcomes

From: Antegrade intramedullary fixation for adolescent fifth metacarpal neck fracture and its impact on epiphyseal growth

  Mean (Range)
Fracture healing time, months 2.69 ± 0.83 (2–4)
Cross-sectional area, % 3.46 ± 0.78 (2.1–4.9)
Premature epiphyseal closure, yes/no 1/20
DASH 1.76 ± 1.48 (0–4)
VAS 0.19 ± 0.60 (0–2)
Grip strength of opposite side, % 91.55 ± 4.52 (85–101)
  1. Measurement data are presented as mean ± standard deviation