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Table 3 Comparison of functional outcomes of patients treated with internal fixation for acute fracture dislocations, for neglected injuries and salvage procedure for neglected injuries

From: Staged reduction of neglected transscaphoid perilunate fracture dislocation: A report of 16 cases

Study Functional Score Grip strength (percentage of normal wrist) Comments
Acute injuries treated with internal fixation
Trumble [10] - 77  
Knoll [11] - 80  
Souer [12] 71-66 76-67  
Sotereanos [13] 65.5 77  
Hildebrand [14] 66 73  
Herzberg [1] 79 79  
Chronic injuries treated with salvage procedure
Inoue [5] 62.5%- fair 63 Proximal row carpectomy
  37.5%-poor   
Rettig [15] - 34 (kg) Proximal row carpectomy
Chronic injuries treated with internal fixation
Siegert et al [3] 6/16 (37.5%) satisfactory results - Mean interval between injury and surgery- 17 weeks
Inoue [5] 3 good, 1 fair and 2 poor   Mean interval between injury and surgery- 16 weeks
Kailu L et al [9] four good, one fair, and one poor - Mean interval between injury and surgery- 17 weeks
Komurcu M et al [4] 72.5 26.33 (kg) Mean interval between injury and surgery- 26 days
Our study 75 88