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Table 2 Operation related information and post-operation evaluations

From: Locking plate versus external fixation in the treatment of displaced femoral supracondylar fracture in children

 Groups 
VariablesLocking plateExternal fixationp*
Operating duration (min)88 ± 9.949.2 ± 20.5< 0.001
Preoperative stay (hour)59.4 ± 61.270.5 ± 82.90.687
Intraoperative blood loss (ml)50.4 ± 11.318.0 ± 20.9< 0.001
Total days in hospital (day)12.8 ± 2.89.9 ± 5.40.081
Time to union (week)13.6 ± 1.512.2 ± 1.70.027
Limb length discrepancy (cm)0.37 ± 0.140.50 ± 0.170.036
KSS postoperative score96.4 ± 2.397.5 ± 2.60.226
Valgus deformity degree (°)1.46 ± 0.521.33 ± 0.490.700
  1. *Independent samples t test