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Table 3 JOA Scores and postoperative clinical data of cases of distal clavicle fractures with common and large lateral acromion angle

From: Relationship between the lateral acromion angle and postoperative persistent pain of distal clavicle fracture treated with clavicle hook plate

  NPostoperative recoveryImpingement rate and RCL rate
JOA Scores (3 months postoperatively)Time of hardware retention (month)JOA Scores (3 months after removal)JOA Scores (1 year after removal)
Cases with common lateral acromion angleGroup A5082.5 ± 7.87.9 ± 1.586.9 ± 8.590.5 ± 6.916/56 (28.6%) and 2/50 (4.0%)
Group B1980.4 ± 8.57.7 ± 1.588.6 ± 8.290.8 ± 7.18/21 (38.1%) and 1/19 (5.3%)
Group C1677.6 ± 9.17.3 ± 1.583.1 ± 8.085.3 ± 7.210/16 (62.5%) and 3/16 (18.8%)
  1. All variables are presented as mean ± SD except Impingement rate & RCL rate
  2. N number of patients, JOA Japanese Orthopaedic Association, RCL rotator cuff lesion