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Table 2 Comparison of wrist ROM and grip strength at the last visit

From: Volar locking plate versus external fixation with optional additional K-wire for treatment of AO type C2/C3 fractures: a retrospective comparative study

  External fixation VLP fixation  
Mean (sd) % of value on contralat. side Mean (sd) % of value on contralat. side
Flexion (deg) 62.3 (7.7) 89.6 69.7 (9.6) 95.6 < 0.001
Extension (deg) 60.2 (11.8) 92.7 61.1 (10.9) 93.7 0.657
Pronation (deg) 66.8 (9.6) 88.3 73.1 (8.7) 94.6 0.027
Supination (deg) 63.6 (8.9) 87.2 70.6 (10.8) 95.2 0.033
Radial deviation (deg) 19.4 (7.7) 90.4 19.7 (6.8) 91.3 0.798
Ulnar deviation (deg) 29.5 (4.6) 91.8 31.0 (5.7) 94.2 0.276
Grip strength (kg) 25.7 (6.2) 94.0 26.2 (7.4) 96.0 0.893