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Table 3 Longitudinal clinical outcomes of patients that received lateral column fixation via cortical screw or K-wire constructs (bold font indicates significance)

From: Radiographic outcomes of cortical screw fixation as an alternative to Kirschner wire fixation for temporary lateral column stabilization in displaced Lisfranc joint fracture-dislocations: a retrospective cohort analysis

  Screw (n = 14) K-wire (n = 12) p
Post-traumatic Arthritis, n (%) 7 (50.0%) 6 (50.0%) 1.000
Disuse Osteopenia, n (%) 5 (35.7%) 9 (75.0%) 0.045
Days to weight-bearing as tolerated (mean ± SD) 131.8 ± 40.1 133 ± 82.2 0.961
Unaided Mobility, n (%) 13 (92.9%) 8 (80.0%) 0.348
Return to Normal Shoe Wear, n (%) 13 (92.9%) 12 (100.0%) 0.345
Post-operative Pain, n (%) 0 (0.0%) 4 (33.3%) 0.019