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Table 1 Pre- and 12-month postoperative grip and pinch strength test results

From: Comparison of arthrodesis and arthroplasty of Chinese thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis

 

n

Grip strength

Lateral pinch strength

  

Preoperative (kg)

Postoperative (kg)

Increase (%)

Preoperative (kg)

Postoperative (kg)

Increase (%)

Arthrodesis

22

15.2 ± 7.25

25.2 ± 6.21

65.5 ± 3.2

5.2 ± 1.6

7.8 ± 1.8

51.1 ± 5.5

Arthroplasty

17

14.8 ± 7.03

24.6 ± 7.31

63.2 ± 4.1

5.6 ± 1.9

7.2 ± 1.7

39.8 ± 6.2

t

   

1.692

  

5.389

P

   

0.18

  

< 0.001

  1. Values are shown as mean ± standard deviation